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Babbie

a young lady of good blood runs about in the dress and manners of a gypsy. [Br. Lit.: Barrie The Little Minister in Magill I, 513]

Babbie

gypsy wins clergyman despite opposition of town. [Br. Lit.: The Little Minister]
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Dave is a retired heart surgeon and his passion in life (besides the real Miss Babbie and a house full of grand-fisher-children) is marlin fishing.
Thus, evaluations were made to check for nonresponse bias (see Babbie 2007; Groves 2006; Keeter et al.
These response rates were within the acceptable ranges as put forth by Babbie (1990) and Baruch (1999).
The establishment of this survey included decisions as to the method, time extent, level and unit of analysis and limits (population and sample), according to the elements identified by Babbie (1998).
Although the response rate is less than 50 percent, Babbie (1973) suggested that, "a demonstrated lack of response bias is far more important than a high response rate".
Babbie (2005) relata a importancia de efetuar pre-testes antes da aplicacao de um questionario, "que sao os testes iniciais de um ou mais aspectos do desenho da pesquisa" (BABBIE, 2005:303).
This study's design is an exploratory cross-sectional online survey with quantitative and qualitative components as outlined in Rubin and Babbie (2008).
Babbie and Mouton (2002) indicated that, according to Lincoln and Guba (1985), the key criterion or principle of good qualitative research is found in the notion of trustworthiness.
Travel, food and spa editor and author Babbie De Derian will also share highlights of her new book, OOutsmart Mother Nature.
A review of the indexes of a convenience sample of textbooks covering research methods, statistics, or both in social work failed to uncover a single discussion of this topic (Blanksby & Barber, 2006; Bloom, Fischer, & Orme, 2009; Drake & Jonson-Reid, 2008; Grinnell & Unrau, 2008; Montcalm & Royse, 2002; Royse, Thyer, & Padgett, 2010; Rubin, 2007, 2008; Rubin & Babbie, 2007; Unrau, Gabor, & Grinnell, 2007; Weinbach & Grinnell, 2004; York, 2009).
Content analysis is an appropriate method of conducting this study because it is a strategy widely adopted in the study of communication messages (see Baxter and Babbie, 2004; Merrigan and Huston, 2004; Wimmer and Dominick, 1991; Weber, 1990).