cj 300 ch2
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cj 300 ch2
theory criminal justice research
key words! important words!
involving or occurring between separate conscious minds.
norm of science where
researchers studying the same problem arrive at the same
quality of being objective.(consistent with agreement reality from ch.1)
done or acting according to a fixed plan or system.
based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions.
SUBJECTIVITY- judgement based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions rather than facts.
based on concerned with or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.
a systematic explanation for observed facts and laws that describe and predict.( systematic explanation for observed facts and laws that relate to a particular aspect of life)
a specified expectation about empirical reality derived from propositions.
hypothesis testing- observations aimed at finding out..
a fundamental perspective or model that organizes our view of the world.
(general point of view--> a frame of reference or paradigm)
: inductive reasoning-
particular instances to general principles, from facts to theories.
one starts from observed data and develops a generalization that explains the relationships between the objects observed.
: deductive reasoning-
from general to the particular, applying a theory to a particular case.
(deduction) reason towards observation.
not fully worked out, not certain or fixed.