ERIC Number: EJ334918
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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A Methodological Review of Fifty Years of Research in "Rural Sociology."
Stokes, C. Shannon; Miller, Michael K.
Rural Sociology, v50 n4 p539-60 Win 1985
Examines research methods used in empirical research reported in "Rural Sociology" from 1936-1985. Identifies trends including movement away from descriptive analyses of social phenomena toward quantitative models, increased methodological homogeneity, and focus on individuals instead of social structures and processes. Explains implications of trends for rural sociology research. (LFL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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