What Is Deductive Research?


Deductive research is the type of social research based on deductive reasoning. Normally, it deals with starting with theories or generalizations, narrowing them down to hypotheses, and finally testing the hypothesis. Hence it is said to be a top-down approach as it works from the general right down to the specific. Its counterpart is inductive research which works in the opposite way.
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Deductive research also referred to as deductive reasoning, is one of the two basic forms of valid reasoning. The basic idea is that if something is true of a class of things in general, this truth applies to all legitimate members of that class.
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