Daly and Wilson

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  • Daly and Wilson - gender
  • Chicago
    • Daly and Wilson - gender
  • Homicide Rates compared to local life expectancy
    • Chicago
    • Divided into 77 community areas
      • Correlational Study
        • Survey data
        • Survey data
          • Police records
            • School records
              • Local demographic records collected by population census
                • Procedure
                  • examined local communities
                    • Procedure
                    • Lower than average male life expectancy
                      • Varied between 54 to 77
                        • Results
                          • Life expectancy best predictor of neighborhood homicide rates
                            • Results
                            • Ranged from 1.3 to 100000 persons per annum
                              • Correlation strongly negative
                                • Conclusion
                                  • Population is operating on short time horizon
                                    • Conclusion
                                    • Large sample
                                      • Ethnocentric
                                        • Large sample
                                        • Representative of target population
                                          • No cause and effect
                                            • Correlational Study
                                            • No manipulation of IV
                                              • No cause and effect
                                              • Researcher Bias - secondary Research
                                                • Already had hypothesis and checklist
                                                  • Conformation Bias
                                                    • Already had hypothesis and checklist
                                                    • Only quantitative data
                                                      • Reductionist - only looks at poverty
                                                        • Gun Culture
                                                          • Population is operating on short time horizon
                                                          • Low temporal validity
                                                            • Local demographic records collected by population census
                                                            • Does not account for dark figure
                                                              • More about enviromental determinism than biological

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