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Question: TMA 03 Part 1: Essay - Evaluate the contribution of a qualitative approach to research on friendship.
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TMA 03 Part 2: DE100 Project Report – Method
Design Section: [Design Word Count: 118]
Participation Section: [Word Count: 77]
Materials Section: [Word Count: 88]
Procedure Section: [Word Count: 196]

TMA 03 Part 3 – Reflective Component
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Answer: TMA 03 Part 1: The intention of this essay is to evaluate and assess the different types of qualitative approaches used when researching friendship and how these approaches contribute, either positively or negatively to the results of the research being carried out. I will look at the different methods of research to understand the benefits of using a specific type of approach depending on the question being asked and to try to conclude if a qualitative approach is the best method to use when researching friendships and how these methods impact the research outcomes.

In order to start researching friendship we need to think about the fact that friendship can mean different things to different people, and this can have an impact on the type of approach that is used for any given research study. For example friendship to young children may mean a very different thing to an adult; this c...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Social Science
  • Course: DD101 Introducing the Social Sciences
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 74%
  • Words: 1635
  • Date submitted: June 03, 2018
  • Date written: January, 2018
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8423

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