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Sociology Exam 1

What is theory? Forms best explanation based on observation...puts pieces together to tell a story.
C. Wright Mills? Sociological Imagination
Allan Johnson? The Forest and the Trees....individualism.
Kaplan? Teenage pregnancy
Joel Best? Bad Statistics
Goffman? Presentation of self.
epistemology? How do we know what we know.
Informed Judgement? Evidence & Logic
Presumption? Assuming something hasty generalization.
False Vifurcation? Only presented with two options.
False Cause? Relationship b/t teo variables with 3rd variable affecting them.
Falicy of Relevance? Appeal to authority.
Falicy of wrong level? of group but making inferences of individual.
Quantitative survey,secoundary analysis (make use of existing data), experiment
Qualitative Observation:-complete observer (ppl dont kno)-participant observer (let ppl kno)-complete participant (dont disclose they are studying)Unobstrusive-artifacts-erosion-content analysis
Created by: ejtaylo2
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