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Class Notes for SOCI 2000 at Carleton University

Introduction to Sociological Inquiry

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SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Mean Absolute Difference, Thick Description
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Determining Strength Comparison of distribution of cross tab to determine strength in bivariate relationship Calculate magnitude of difference (how much change you are seeing from one attribute to the next...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Pie Chart, Univariate, Histogram
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Summarizing and Presenting Quantitative Data Using numbers to tell a story Quantitative analysis = using numbers and stats to talk about data collected Advantage = summarize and present findings in a way that'...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Snowball Sampling, Prima Facie, Simple Random Sample
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Measuring Variables Turn abstract concepts into observable variables o Then decide on how to measure these variables (only in quantitative research/ qualitative researchers are more interested in ...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Dependent And Independent Variables
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Starting The Research Process • Come up with a hypothesis (for quantitative research)or research objective (qualitative objective)after selecting topic Turning concepts into variables • Reduce abstract conc...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Nomothetic, Natural Science
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Quantitative: theory development and testing, deductive, researchers meaning, same conclusion, objective reality (START WITH OBSERVATION) Natural science model, positivist and realist, numbers, emphasis on cause and ...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Verstehen, Deductive Reasoning, Social Fact
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Different Philosophies: • Positivism: facts that influence how we act ▪ Adherence to realist perspective ▪ Trust in causal knowledge ▪ Reliance on deductive reas...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture 4: Lecture 4
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E.x. Studying impact of playing violent video games on children's behaviour 1. Define definition of playing violent video games 2. Measure children's violent behaviour (through fights or # of times disciplined at schoo...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Research Question, List Of Fables Characters, Dependent And Independent Variables
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Why are facts important? • Better understand our world and put knowledge into action • Help guide what we do at the individual and collective level o E.x. Evidence based policy and decision making(public...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
SOCI 2000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Knowledge Engineering, Scientific Method, Scientific Community
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• Primary goal as researchers is to produce and generate knowledge • In sociology: Focus on society and human knowledge - how people operate together Defining Knowledge: • State or operation of aspect of u...

Sociology
SOCI 2000
Michael Mopas
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Business Communication, Human Communication, Jargon

Communication Success 2 Communication Success 3 permacharts TM ...

Business Administration
BUS 343
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Administrative Law - Reference Guides

Administrative law directly influences the life of every American citizen. All local, state and federal agencies operate pursuant to general Administrative law principles. An understanding of all administrative law functio...

Business Admin - Mgt
MGMT 10
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Model Penal Code, Malice Aforethought, Unlawful Killing

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM CCriminal Law WHAT IS A CRIME? PARTIES TO CRIMES ...

LAW
LAW 405
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LAW
LAW 405
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Sociology - Reference Guides

Sociology is the study of the principles that underlie social order. In this concise Guide, the reader has ready access to clear explanations and examples of important sociological theories. The often complex and contradic...

Sociology
SOCA02H3
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