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Pragmatism as a Philosophy of Science: A Tool for Public Administration

@inproceedings{Shields1998PragmatismAA,
  title={Pragmatism as a Philosophy of Science: A Tool for Public Administration},
  author={P. Shields},
  year={1998}
}
  • P. Shields
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • Tl~is chapter demonstrilles how pragmatism as a philosophy of science is used in a Public Administration Research Methods Class. This class is desig~rrd to gel students ready to write an empirical capstone project. Three elements of the course are developed-finding a topic, developing a research question, and choosing a conceplual framework. The notebook method, a tool to lind a topic and develop thr resei11c11 question, is presented. Conceptual frameworks are classified into live types ond… CONTINUE READING
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