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ERIC Number: EJ247996
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979
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The Seduction of Correlational Data.
Cochran, Nancy
Evaluation and Program Planning: An International Journal, v2 n4 p277-78 1979
A dependency on correlational data allows one to avoid theory building and even to avoid defining terms. The social science community is being seduced by data and would do well to resist what is available simply because of its ease of tabulation and redundancy. (RL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Language: English
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