ERIC Number: EJ610752
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Shift from Modeling Observations To Applying Theory.
O'Neill, Thomas R.
Popular Measurement, v3 n1 p27-29 Spr 2000
If social science is to achieve the same status as physics, then the distinction between theory building and modeling data must be made clear, and social scientists must shift toward building and applying theories. Social scientists must both improve their instruments and clarify the constructs implied by those instruments. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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