Methodology / positivsm quiz

A quiz that covers Positivism and some general methods points

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Who was the founding father of Positivism
Durkheim
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What book advocates a scientific approack to sociology?
Le Suicide
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Durkheim argues that we should look at society in the same way as:
the sciences look at phenomena
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Durkheim's work on suicide stated that people commit suicide because
lack of intergration
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Durkheim's work on Suicide is so important due to the fact that he
ignored how the definition of suicide is a social construct
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Finish the quote: Official statistics are like...
a lamp post to a drunk man
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Name an organisation in the UK that publishes official statistics
ONS
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The Statistical Iceberg refers to the fact that...
statistics do not reveal the entire picture
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Statistics are a good way of looking at
trends over time
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Anti Positivists advocate the use of
Qualitative research methods
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What book advocates a scientific approack to sociology?

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Durkheim's work on suicide stated that people commit suicide because

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