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Social theory and applied health research

Simon Dyson

Social theory and applied health research

by Simon Dyson

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Published by Open University Press in Maidenhead, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-215) and index

    StatementSimon Dyson and Brian Brown
    SeriesUnderstanding social research
    ContributionsBrown, Brian, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH62 .D97 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 222 p. :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17198448M
    ISBN 10033521035X, 0335210341

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    "Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do," Bandura explained in his book Social Learning Theory.   "Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling: from observing others one forms an idea. Social research is a research conducted by social scientists following a systematic plan. Social research methodologies can be classified as quantitative and qualitative.. Quantitative designs approach social phenomena through quantifiable evidence, and often rely on statistical analysis of many cases (or across intentionally designed treatments in an experiment) to create valid and reliable.


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