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Final Exam Study Guide-Methodology.pdf

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Department
Sociology
Course
CAS SO 100
Professor
Ashley Mears
Semester
Spring

Description
METHODOLOGY Study Methods Steps to Acquire Knowledge There are 2 major orientations of epistemology the branch of philosophy concerned with the nature of knowledge the nature of how we acquire knowledge how do we know what we know INDUCTIVEDEDUCTIVE In social science there are 2 major orientations of how we come to know the world 1 inductive and 2 deductiveInductive is bottom up starting with micro realworld observations which are open to multiple interpretationsqualities hence interpretivequalitative versus deductive which is postivist quantitative and generally mesa or macro Inductive you want to get IN to the minds of individuals Ethnomethodology Developed by Harold Garfinkel Ethnomethodologists conduct breaching experiments to expose taken for granted social norms which maintain mutually constructed social order a breach is a deliberateplanned mistakeviolation
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