CJUS 601 Quiz 2

Liberty CJUS 601 Quiz 2 Answers

  1. Scientific relevance means that research should be:
  2. Descriptive research is:
  3. A researcher investigates the association between urban gangs and violence. He then constructs a theory stating that violent behavior is a function of deviant subcultures. His research project is an example of:
  4. A researcher measures the fear community residents experience due to crime and the presence of police officers in a sample of urban neighborhoods. Based on findings, the researcher reports that there is no relation between fear of crime and police presence. This statement is:
  5. For the hypothesis “if gun control laws are stricter, crime will decrease”, ____________ is the independent variable and _____________ is the dependent variable.
  6. Which of the following is not a consideration when evaluating research questions?
  7. The primary source of research questions is:
  8. An independent variable is to a dependent variable as a:
  9. Which of the following is an example of a constant?
  10. The Sherman and Berk domestic violence study in Minneapolis and its replications suggested that arrest reduces recidivism in domestic cases only for employed persons. This conclusion was the result of:
  11. The statement, “If a prison inmate is visited more frequently then he will be more likely to follow prison rules” is an example of a:
  12. One of the most important requirements of theory is that it is:
  13. According to deterrence theory, punishment for a deviant act reduces the likelihood that a person will repeat the act. A researcher decides that it must therefore be likely that tougher gun control laws would reduce gun crimes. This is an example of:
  14. A researcher argues that individuals with low self-control are more likely to commit crimes than individuals with high self-control. The independent variable in this proposition can be stated most clearly as:
  15. the four phases of research on domestic violence. Write an essay in which you describe the extent to which scientific guidelines were (or were not) followed. Do you think that some guidelines are easier to adhere to in practice? Are some guidelines more important than others? Explain your answers.
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