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If your college does not require a spring decision for programs the following spring, you may apply by either the early or final application deadline. The person is, then, the vital nucleus of this kind of inquiry and it is those characteristics referring to the people that constitute the primary characteristics, those which are fundamental to qualitative research. [33] On the other hand, it is the characteristics referring to the context, to the situation in which senses are created, perspectives are defined, and meanings are constructed, which make up the secondary characteristics of qualitative research, because what matters is the person, but the person placed in a given context.

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Publisher: AuthorHouseUK (June 13, 2013)

ISBN: 1481793586

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