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  1. An uneasy alliance : combining qualitative and quantitative research methods.

    Article - En anglais

    The paper describes the difficulties encountered in trying to combine qualitative and quantitative research methods in a study of the relationship between moral reasoning and teenage drug use.

    Four problems that arose in the attempt to reduce qualitative data to a quantitative format are described.

    These problems are (1):

    • making analytic sense of singular response;

    • (2) a mistaken logical inference that demands that each pattern of judgement should have discrete behavioral indicators;

    • (3) the construction and use of ideal types;

    • and (4) making analytical sense of universal responses.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Analyse qualitative, Analyse quantitative, Méthodologie, Toxicomanie, Adolescent, Homme, Raisonnement, Développement moral, Cognition, Programme sanitaire, Planification

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Qualitative analysis, Quantitative analysis, Methodology, Drug addiction, Adolescent, Human, Reasoning, Moral development, Cognition, Sanitary program, Planning

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0127079

    Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.