Proposition

Proposition - Proposition: Hypothesis: Southern white males...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Proposition: Hypothesis: Southern white males are more prone to aggression than are Northern white males. (conjecture) o Culture of honor theory: that there is a culture of honor in men who settled the south and that it still exists today, think south was settled by more “hot-blooded” people, had to have bravado to protect cattle We’ll look at different strategies to examine hypotheses (refutation) o Types of experiments to test hypothesis: laboratory experiment, survey interviews, qualitative survey, record data (criminal justice, looking for domestic violence or assault related, control for age, income, education), natural observation experimentation, review of literature of past studies/existing data o Descriptive Research- assesses the amount or average level of a given variable in a population (public opinion surveys, field surveys, database reports(like looking at the white male homicide rate for regions of the US) Critical issues: random vs convenience sampling (equal
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

Proposition - Proposition: Hypothesis: Southern white males...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online