• LAYEQA BASHIR Assistant Professor, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka.




Social Research, Survey Techniques, Empirical Survey, Local Institutions, International Organisations.


The importance of empirical research is well recognized and the method is used in almost all sociological research. Researchers often reiterate that in order to prove or disprove a concept or hypothesis scientifically, empirical research is an absolute necessity. This general notion in itself may be regarded as over-simplification, and there may be a need to re-examine and address the whole process of empirical research so that errors can be avoided. In Bangladesh perspective, the problems of reaching a conclusive and acceptable result by this method are often corroborated by many external and internal factors. The paper explores what these factors are and how they could be overcome.


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How to Cite

LAYEQA BASHIR. (2018). EMPIRICAL RESEARCH IN DEVELOPMENT SOCIOLOGY: HOWTENABLE IN BANGLADESH. International Journal of Social, Political and Economic Research, 5(1), 46-56. https://doi.org/10.46291/IJOSPERvol5iss1pp46-56