Chapter 1: Science, Society, and Social Research
Chapter Overview: Chapter 1 begins to differentiate social scientific knowledge from other forms of
knowledge by calling attention to how non-scientific observation leads to erroneous conclusions. It
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are the four common everyday errors in reasoning?
Be able to define them and provide examples of each of these
are the three common reasons for resistance to change?
Be able to d
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Conceptualization and Measurement
Concept- A metal image that summarizes a set of similar
observations, feelings, or ideas.
Conceptualization- the process of specifying what we mean by a
Lets say we
What are the 4 common everyday errors in reasoning? (define and
What are the 3 common reasons for resistance to change?
What is the difference between science and pseudoscience?
What are some common motives for criminological research?
Research Ethics and Philosophies
- Historical Background of Ethical Research
o Defining events:
Nuremberg War Crime Trials
Tuskegee Syphilis Study
- Belmont Report Principles
o Respect for persons: treating others as autonomous agents and prote
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CHAPTER 1 THE RESEARCH PRACTICE
Chapter Review Questions
Respond to each of the following questions using the information from this chapter.
1. During a recent meeting of the command staff at a mid-sized police depart
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CRJU 202 Exam 1 Notes
August 27, 2013
Chapter 1 Science, Society, and Criminological Research
Reasoning about the Social World
o Social vs. Physical world
Physical crime scenes, biol