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rest of chapter 4 notes CJC 202 3

Amanda Baldauf
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Research Methods in Criminal Justice

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Date Created: 10/04/15
CJC 220 Sunday ctober 42 2 15 756 PM Chapter 4 continued UOA units of analysis who or what you are studying Class examples Unique ID outcome DV Gender ID of positive urine analysis 1 1 1 3 2 1 O 2 3 O O O 4 1 1 1 5 O O 5 this is an example of an individual UOA Unique ID Punishment Gender positive drug test 1 O 1 2 1 day 1 3 3 days 1 4 O O 5 2 days 0 6 1 days 1 7 O O 8 O O 9 1 day 0 10 3 days 0 11 7days 0 Groups of positive of graduates Male 4 100 Female 7 33 The difference between groups and organizations is the reconizition given to both Ecological fallacy and reductionism Ecological fallacy the danger in identifying individuals as the units of analysis when in actuality one has examined groups organizations ect Downtown crime does not automatically indicate that downtown residents are the victims Individualistic fallacy beware of sensationalism Reductionism limiting the kind of concepts and variables to be considered in explaining broad human behavior only considering economics when psychology may also be in play New Section 1 Page 1 Types of dimensions Cross section studies snapshot observing some phenomenon by studying some cross section at one timje and analyzing that cross section carefully quot39 United State Census Longitudinal studies observations over an extended period of time Three Types 1 Trend UCR snapshot 2 Cohort group studies trend 3 Panel follows the same people Observed grades fall 2015 gender year studyhours 1 83 O 2 4 2 72 1 3 16 3 97 O 2 25 4 81 1 2 18 5 63 1 2 7 Attrition panel studies losing the people in the study over time Retrospective vs prospective Retrospective research requires individuals recall their past Prospective research tries to predict future results using the wrong population New Section 1 Page 2 New Section 1 Page 3


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