Causality in qualitative and quantitative research

@article{Tacq2011CausalityIQ,
  title={Causality in qualitative and quantitative research},
  author={Jacques Tacq},
  journal={Quality \& Quantity},
  year={2011},
  volume={45},
  pages={263-291}
}
  • J. Tacq
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Quality & Quantity
We are flooded with a wave of writings on causality in the social sciences during the last decades. The same holds for the relationship between quantitative and qualitative research in the social sciences. An enormous amount of texts appears on (causality in) qualitative research, mostly in a controversy with quantitative research. These writings induced us to develop the thesis of “unity in diversity”, i.e., that there is no difference “in principle” between causality in qualitative and… 
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