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thThursdayJanuary122012AnIntroductiontoTheoryoCrime is increasing FalseoMost people are victimized by strangersFalseoOlder people are more likely to be victimizedFalseoPoor people are much more likely to commit crime than middle aged people FalseoViolent crime is more prevalent than property crimeFalseoViolent crime inflicts the most harm on people FalseDifferent Types of KnowledgeDirect ExperienceObtain knowledge through direct experienceAuthorityExperts have specialized knowledge we turn to themHigher PowerBelievers knowledge of the people of involvement of crime based on supernatural effectsTheoryScienceCriminologistsSocial scientists logical system on direct systematic Do we use theory in everyday life oYes because we try to make sense of that certain situation We use it in everyday lifeWhy do we have theories Theory is Helps makes sense of our world to make it simpler saferiAn hypothesis educated guess
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