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Research in Criminology

Criminal Justice

Quiz 2 :

The Process and Problems of Criminological Research

Quiz 2 :

The Process and Problems of Criminological Research

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The first step in formulating a criminal justice research question is to _ it.2-2)
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One of the theoretical assumptions that arise from _ is that people's behavior is shaped by calculations of the costs and benefits of their actions.2-5)
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The process of conducting research using the deductive process begins with __.
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A logically interrelated set of propositions about empirical reality is a 2-5)
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When a research study is conducted again using the same research methods to answer the same question to determine if the original findings occur again is called 2-10)
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The variable that is hypothesized to cause or lead to variation in another variable is known as the _ variable.2-8)
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Inductive reasoning often enters into deductive research when unexpected findings in the data are found.These unexpected patterns are called 2-11)
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Several different standards have been proposed as being uniquely suited to qualitative research, including ____ which means that it fairly reflects the perspectives of the participants in a study setting.2-18)
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Causal validity is also known as 2-15)
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Sherman and Berk used which type of reasoning to conductive research described in the text on domestic violence? 2-9)
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Research which proceeds from data collection to theorizing is 2-8)
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Research that begins at the bottom of the research circle and works upward around the circle is 2-7)
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Dr.Petranek is testing whether an individual's attitudes about homosexuality vary by frequency of attendance at religious services.The dependent variable is: 2-7)
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Which of the following is one of the guidelines that are particularly useful to criminologists? 2-14)
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____ reasoning begins from the general and moves to the specific.2-6)
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Deductive theory begins with which element of the research circle? 2-7)
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The two aspects of generalizability are sample generalizability and ____ generalizability.2-17)
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According to the text, King, Keohane, and Verba 1994)assert that social scientists evaluate research questions based on which of the following? 2-3)
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"If self-control is higher, then the number of delinquent acts is lower" is an): 2-7)
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In a review of the average teacher salaries across school districts, Ms.Godfrey found a range from $35,000 to $65,000, with teachers in urban school districts generally earning more than those in rural and suburban school districts.Ms.Godfrey has done what: 2-8)
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