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Ontology and methodology, Margaret Archer, and a far better non-abelist explanation

Last week we started the Ma module Research Strategy and Design in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at Leeds. Like any method course should, I think, we start with ontology, move on to epistemology, and by week 2 … Continue reading

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An introduction to realist methods (for quantitative researchers)

Attached here is a presentation An introduction to realist methodologies I gave to the Partnership of Junior Health Analysts in Leeds. This is a presentation specifically for researchers more used to quantitative methods, in particular those crunching large datasets, which … Continue reading

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