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Friday, February 24, 2017

Inner model II: Hodges' model - helping to locate Social Sciences...

individual
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INTERPERSONAL : SCIENCES
humanistic -------------------------------------------  mechanistic
SOCIOLOGY : POLITICAL
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group-population




subjective




objective









A scheme for analysing assumptions about 
the nature of the social sciences, 
The subjective-objective dimension

The subjectivist            The objectivist

Nominalism          ontology      Realism
Anti-positivism    epistemology  Positivism
Voluntarism       human nature  Determinism
Ideographic        methodology   Nomothetic









Burrell, G., and Morgan, G. Sociological Paradigms and Organizational Analysis. London: Heinemann, p.3.

My source: Table 1.1 A scheme for analysing assumptions about the nature of the social sciences, The subjective-objective dimension, Tudor, K. (1996). Mental Health Promotion, Paradigms and practice, London: Routledge, p.30.

Related link: http://www.darsis.dk/fileadmin/user_upload/Darsis_course_Oct_2010/Burrell_and_Morgan_4_Paradigms_v2lsu.pdf

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