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Assistance is needed in identifying two factors that result in biased or inapplicable research that may be found in society. And how the two factors influence the outcomes of research and detract from the results of research.

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Bias in Social Research

Political science is a social science and as such, research undertaken by political scientists is subject to constraints and issues faced by their fellow social scientists. Social scientists study society. Society is an open system. For natural scientists and for physicists for example, they can study their subject matter in a laboratory where all variables and elements can be controlled and accounted for - a closed system. Unlike natural scientists, social scientists are always a part of ...

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