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Survey Research Definition

Survey Research is the method most frequently used by sociologists in their study of American and other large societies.  Surveys allow sociologists to move from a relatively small sample of individuals, who are accessible as carriers of information about themselves and their society to the broad contours of a large population.  Encyclopedia of Sociology, v.4 1992, pp 2121-22.

Survey Data Sources

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