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    Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research in Social Research

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    1). Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of qualitative and quantitative research.

    2). Suppose you are to study police brutality, what methods of research (demographics, historical data, surveys, interviews, or observation) would you utilize?

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    1) One of the major advantages of qualitative research is the fact that qualitative research gives researchers a method by which to gauge the opinions and perspectives of the research subjects that are participating in a research study. A major disadvantage of qualitative research is the fact that this form of research does not provide exact objective data that can be utilized in answering a ...