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induction

John Scott and Gordon Marshall

in A Dictionary of Sociology

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199533008
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726842
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The inverse of deduction. Induction begins from particular observations from which empirical generalizations are made. These generalizations then form

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Subjects: Sociology

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