A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative by Gary Goertz

By Gary Goertz

Some within the social sciences argue that a similar common sense applies to either qualitative and quantitative equipment. In A story of 2 Cultures, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney display that those paradigms represent varied cultures, each one internally coherent but marked by way of contrasting norms, practices, and toolkits. They establish and talk about significant ameliorations among those traditions that contact approximately each element of social technology learn, together with layout, objectives, causal results and types, strategies and size, facts research, and case choice. even though concerned about the variations among qualitative and quantitative examine, Goertz and Mahoney additionally search to advertise toleration, trade, and studying through allowing students to imagine past their very own tradition and notice another medical worldview. This booklet is written in an simply available variety and lines a number of real-world examples to demonstrate methodological points.

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2b. 3. Heteroskedasticity. The variance around the OLS line is clearly not constant. Let us consider these three points in turn from a two cultures perspective. 2 would be viewed as perfect fits. A perfect fit for a necessary condition occurs when all the observations lie on or below the 45-degree diagonal (according to the definition of a necessary condition above). Similarly, a perfect fit for a sufficient condition occurs when the observations all lie on or above the 45-degree diagonal. By contrast, in an OLS regression model, a perfect fit occurs when all the points lie exactly on the OLS line.

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Information and Control12:338-53. PART I Causal Models and Inference Chapter 3 Causes of Effects versus - - Effects of Causes - - Cause: [Middle English from Old French from Latin causa, reason, pu�pose] n. a. The producer of an effect, result, or consequence. b. The one, such as a person, an event, or a condition, that is responsible for an action or a result. -The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language Introduction Let us distinguish two different ways to ask and address causal questions.

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