- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea

Research Credibility (Positivist)

Core definition

The ability of a research process to generate findings that elicit belief and trust.

Longer explanation

When it comes to knowledge we generally try to learn what other people have already discovered. But when doing research, the goal is to generate new knowledge, knowledge that other people will ...

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