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Principles of Sociological Inquiry

This textbook has been on my mind since 1994, when I sat in my own undergraduate sociology research methods class, enjoying the material but also wondering about its relevance to my everyday life and future plans (the idea that one day I would be teaching such a class hadn’t yet occurred to me). 

While the importance of understanding research methods is usually clear to students who intend to pursue an advanced...

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