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By Roberta Garner

Modern pursuits and Ideologies introduces the reader to significant international social routine. It outlines the fundamental techniques and theories for the research of social activities and offers summaries of the information, pursuits, association, concepts and social bases of 8 significant kinds of hobbies, i.e., civil rights and human rights, hobbies of non secular religion and women's routine. The publication presents a powerful old starting place during which to appreciate each one form of move. furthermore, it examines hobbies as a reaction to the fashionable global and appears at how they're altering to conform to the "post-modern" period global of globalized markets and cultural range.

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The distinction between clinical work and scientific work is the difference between ideographic and nomothetic models of explanation. Science, including the social sciences, uses the nomothetic model. " The objective is "to provide the 19 Introduction greatest amount of explanation with the fewest number of causal variables to uncover general patterns of cause and effect" (Babbie, 1983:56). The ideographic model addresses the unique case . Work with a single case cannot be considered scientific, in the sense of developing empirical generalizations about populations.

It is important that program evaluation and measurement be built into the program plan . Evaluation should be ongoing, and should carefully follow the progress of the program's implementation. The program should be monitored continually, to see whether it appears to be going according to plan, and whether it seems to be moving toward the objective. By the same token, both assessment and planning are ongoing. The evaluation data may reveal a need for additional assessment, or for modification of the plan, calling for changes in the program .

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