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Criminology
Course
CRIM 101
Professor
Jay H
Semester
Spring

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Chapter 3Canadians spent billions on crimeCriminal justice system police courts sentencingMedical careSchoolSFUother criminology programsRESEARCHSystematic study of crime to establish factsTheories to account for crimesResearch is a processknowledge of productionLongitude research for a long time over the life courseAcceptable rules1Research methodstatistic2Empirically basedcan be verified and proven3Test the theories and predictions4Cant prove religion see GodEvolving process90 of research today will one day be considered junkResearch needs to be observableSystematicstudystepsInitial foundationsBased on empirical evidenceKnowledge produced based on observations being able to see itTheoretical frameworkIs there a theory that accounts for the crime you are studyingEx Why is there less crime in Canada than in USWhat are the hypothesesWhat does the theory predict will happen
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