CRM/LAW C7 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Gie

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Chapter 4: Criial Justice Theor: It’s Tie To Ask Wh
-How Theory and Ideology Differ
Theorizing means employing real-world theories that help us to make sense of our surroundings
and happenings.
Theory and ideology both contains why assumptions and causal reasoning. They focus on what
is or is not important, contains a group of ideas and concepts, and specify relationships among
the ideas and concepts. Both explains why things are the way they are and/or what needs to be
changed to alter circumstances.
An ideology, however, is only a quasi-theory that lacks the critical features required of an
academic theory. It differs from theory in that its assumptions and reasoning are dogmatic;
meaning they are rigid, unyielding, and unreflective.
Theory has an intrinsic basis in empirical evidence and attempts at validation or falsification.
-Theory
A system of interconnected ideas that condenses and organizes knowledge for the purposes of
understanding and/ or explanation. Based on data, constantly tested and modified (living)
Theories are collections of facts
Rational, not have emotions attached to them
-Ideology
Geerall ueaied presuptios, hich shape a idiidual’s stace o gie issues, Based
on unprovable sets of assumptions about the proper state of things. Often highly emotionally
charged. Resistant to change.
Based on assumption
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