- 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 (Post-Positivist)

Core definition

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

Longer explanation

One of the great challenges for researchers who work under qualitative or post-positivist frameworks (i.e. they believe the world is ambiguous, complex, constructed and open to interpretation and that researchers are subjective beings) is having ...

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