Some References

  1. (1984)
    Sociology’s first woozle seems to have appeared in 1979 in a lecture by Beverly Houghton before the American Society of Criminology. The term was borrowed (with acknowelddgment) for an article on the family by R.J. Gelles 1980 and it then became…
  2. W. R. SCHUMM, M. J. MARTIN, S. R. BOLLMAN, A. P. JURICH in Journal of Family Issues (1982)
    Sociology’s first woozle seems to have appeared in 1979 in a lecture by Beverly Houghton before the American Society of Criminology. The term was borrowed (with acknowelddgment) for an article on the family by R.J. Gelles 1980 and it then became…
  3. Richard J. Gelles in Journal of Marriage and Family (1980)
    This paper reviews research on family violence in the seventies. The issue of family violence became increasingly visible as a social and family issue in the decade of the seventies. Whereas research in the sixties tended to view domestic violence…
  4. Richard J. Gelles, Murray Arnold Straus, Richard J Gelles (1988)
    “Woozles are usually not simply a matter of authentic misreporting. They also reveal a desire to read into the data an a priori position that is really not there, what Bacon calls “idols of the theatre”. … All the data reporting mistakes I have…

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“Houghton Woozle Fallacy” or “Idiot’s Woozle”
"As one works towards the resolution of a primary Woozle the probability of another person defending the primary Woozle by use of a secondary Woozle approaches 1, resulting in an "Idiot's Woozle",

"As one works towards the resolution of a primary Woozle the probability of another person defending the primary Woozle by use of a secondary Woozle approaches 1, resulting in an "Idiot's Woozle",

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