Research Methods

Method is a way of conducting research work, which is determined by the nature of the problem. It is more general and includes techniques also. The research techniques are the ways of implementing a method. Different techniques may be employed within the same method. According to M. Verma, ‘method is only in the abstract as logical entities that use can distinguish between matter and methods, reality, they form an organic whole and matter determines method, analogously as objective determines means and content and spirit determines style and form in literature.’ Method refers to the formal structure of the sequence of acts commonly denoted by instructions. It is also defined as ‘orderliness and regularity or habitual practice ...

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