The Use of Data Science in Sociology

As the use of data science continues to permeate other professions, there is an aspiration for sociologists to also apply data analytics in their field for two main reasons. Firstly, there is a realization that data science has the potential of enhancing the subsections of sociology, and creating new topics of research due to the rapid advancement in data technologies. Secondly, the use of Big Data in sociology differs from mainstream sociology because it provides a more solid basis for data collection, and analysis, thus leading to the growth of sociology. 

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