Positivism

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Clues

  • __________ theories such as Marxism are likely to favour Positivist research methods. (10)
  • According to Popper a good theory should be what? (11)
  • Kuhn argues that sociology cannot be scientific until a _________ exists. (8)
  • Perspective in which society and its 'laws' exist externally to us. (10)
  • Perspective that believes a paradigm is not good for sociology as it is too much like a meta-narrative (13)
  • Perspective that suggests that scientific methods are unsuitable in sociological research. (14)
  • Sociological concept that can also be defined as inductive reasoning. (15)
  • Sociologist who demonstrated the scientific nature of sociology in his study of suicide. (8)
  • Type of data that is favoured by Positivists (12)
  • Weber's concept of understanding and empathising with meanings (9)

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