Social Work and Human Services – inductive and deductive theory
Work type: Essay (any type)
Pages: 3 pages ( 825 words, Double spaced
Academic level: Undergrad. (yrs 3-4)
Subject or discipline: Social Work and Human Services – inductive and deductive theory
Title: Inductive and Deductive Theory
Number of sources: 3
The Assignment (3 pages):
- Summarize the two case studies below and their findings.
- Define inductive and deductive theory.
- Explain the specific aspects of these studies that make them either inductive or deductive.
For this assignment: Please answer all three questions.
Read the case studies: “An Example of Inductive Theory: Why Do People Smoke Marijuana?” and “An Example of Deductive Theory: Distributive Justice” from Chapter 2 of the Babbie course text. The pages are 50-55 for both case studies.
Please use as one of the resources and two more of your chose
Babbie, E. (2016). The basics of social research (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Cengage. Chapter 2, “Paradigms, Theory, and Research” (pp. 30–59)