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Understanding the meanings people give reality instead of how reality works is the goal of: a. Social science b. Positivism c. Postpositivism d. Interpretivism
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User: Understanding the meanings people give reality instead of how reality works is the goal of: a. Social science b. Positivism c. Postpositivism d. Interpretivism

Weegy: Understanding the meanings people give reality instead of how reality works is the goal of Interpretivism.
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User: According to deterrence theory, punishment for a deviant act reduces the likelihood that a person will repeat the act. A researcher decides that it must therefore be likely that tougher gun control laws would reduce gun crimes. This is an example of: a. Exploratory reasoning b. Deductive reasoning c. Empirical generalization d. Inductive reasoning

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According to deterrence theory, punishment for a deviant act reduces the likelihood that a person will repeat the act. A researcher decides that it must therefore be likely that tougher gun control laws would reduce gun crimes. This is an example of - Deductive reasoning.
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