Comparing and Contrasting Sociology and Anthropology


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Comparing and Contrasting Sociology and Anthropology
Most laypersons would have difficulty in distinguishing the discipline of sociology from that of anthropology, and indeed the two do have a considerable overlap in sub-disciplines such as "social anthropology." Nevertheless, there is a distinct difference in emphasis, more prominent in the past but still perceptible, that can be perceived when the two fields are compared.
Research Methods and Underlying Rationale in Sociology
One common form of sociological research is the survey method. Here, the researcher devises a series of questions that are submitted to a representative sample of a large group of people. The questions may address the desired research topic directly, or they may...
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