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ERIC Number: EJ038658
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Publication Date: 1971
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Sociologists and Their Knowledge: Some Critical Remarks on a Profession
Phillips, Derek L.
American Behavioral Scientist, 14, 4, 563-582, Mar-Apr 71
The author argues that much of the evidence utilized by sociologists is of questionable validity; that the relationships between major independent and dependent variables are generally quite weak; and that even if valid measures and strong relationships existed, the problems of interpretation are extremely formidable. (Author/MB)
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