Classical And Contemporary Sociological Theory Text And Readings 2nd Edition By Scott A. – Test Bank
Chapter 1: Introduction
- Theory is vital to making sense of social life because:
- it holds assorted observations and facts together
- you can’t do science without it
- sociological law states you must
- social life is based solely on theory
- The thing to remember about facts is that:
- they are only applicable to hard sciences
- they are based upon implicit assumptions
- facts are universally accepted
- facts are mathematically derived
- Your authors do not provide which of the following when constructing a framework for the introductory chapter as a means for students to comprehend classical sociological theory?
- Which of the following is not true of scientific theories?
- Theory is a system of generalized statements or propositions about phenomena
- They explain and predict phenomena in question
- They produce testable and thus falsifiable hypotheses
- Theories are known scientifically as dependent variables
- Which of the following is true of sociological theories?
- They tend to be more evaluative and critical.
- They tend to rely purely on statistics.
- They tend to rely on ethnographies only.
- They are centered upon participant observation.
- When a student starts thinking and writing about material presented in a secondary reading, she is how many steps removed from the original text?
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