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How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences Scott R Harris

How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences

Scott R Harris

Published September 24th 2013
ISBN : 9781483311937
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136 pages
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How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences, by Scott R. Harris, is a brief, introductory book that provides readers with a step-by-step guide to reading and understanding a social science research article. The author demonstrates theMoreHow to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences, by Scott R. Harris, is a brief, introductory book that provides readers with a step-by-step guide to reading and understanding a social science research article. The author demonstrates the many strengths of social research, including its advantages over ordinary ways of knowing things, and, at the same time, points out that research is inevitably flawed. Rather than naively assuming that good research simply produces The Truth or cynically asserting that research is hopelessly biased and futile, this book instills in readers a critical perspective--one that appreciates the strengths and weaknesses of any piece of scholarship.