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Social research is a quarterly academic journal of the social sciences, published by the new school for social research, the graduate social science division of the new school.
Basic concepts in research and data analysis most social science research still shares a number of common characteristics. Social science is, in its broadest sense, the study of society and the manner in which people behave and influence the world around us social science tells us about the world beyond our immediate experience, and can help explain how our own society works - from the causes of unemployment or what helps economic growth, to how and why people. Education research and perspectives, vol38, no1 105 validity and reliability in social science research ellen a drost california state university, los angeles.Download