Sociology Methods: Official Statistics

Quiz on official statistics as a research method!

  • Created by: Jess
  • Created on: 28-04-09 19:33
What are official statistics?
Secondary data
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What is an advantage of using official statistics?
Large sample
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Why have official statistics been criticised?
Created by negotiation
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How long did Durkheim's study remain uncriticised?
In excess of 70 years
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Why is the 'Black Report' famous?
Data was surpressed
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Name a process within the social construction of official crime statistics
Identification of a criminal act
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Who creates official statistics?
Goverment departments
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Jess

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Good quiz lovely!

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