Card Set Information
The explanation of social interaction that, in short, states that society is the result and cause of conflict. Contrasting values and desires to possess social resources explains social behavior.
Searching for patterns in the information collected so you can make sense out of social reality.
Data Collection Method
Ways to collect data on individual and group characteristics, attitudes, beliefs, values, and behavior, such as surveys, interviews, observation, and experiments.
A table displaying the frequency and percentage of all of a variable’s values.
An explanation of social interaction that, in short, states that parts of a social system, as institutions or roles, exist because they provide a function.
A presumed statement of fact, usually "if x --(then)---> y"
The explanation of social interaction that, in short, states that people create and change society through social interaction.
A collection of measures used in a study, such as a survey questionnaire or interview guide.
Ways to observe or indicate a person’s or groups’ values, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.
Ways of measuring that systematically observes attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors in their entirety.
Ways of measuring that breaks down attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors into their component parts and marks or codes the component parts with numbers.
A measure of a concept, the value of which can change across people or cases.