research methods

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  • Created on: 28-04-13 12:06
the research process (7)
(1) choosing a research topic (2) background research (3) choosing a research method (4) choosing a research smaple (5) carrying out the research (6) analysing &presenting the data (7) publishing the findings
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choosing a research method (3)
(1) theoretical (2) practical (3) ethical
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theorectical
(1) positivists (one that uses the scienentific and QUANTITATIVE methods) (2) interpretivist (support the use of more QUALITATIVE methods)
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james patrick
'a glasgow gang observed'
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triangulation
using more than one type of research to explore various aspects of the same topic e.g using a interview and a observation
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don kulick
used observation to study transsexual prostitutes in brazil during the 1996
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british sociological association
published a set of ethical principles- intended to guide sociologists
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professional integrity
sociologists should keep a social distance and not get too involved
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covert observation (british sociological association )
this should be done as a last resort
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anonymity, privacy and confidentially
personal infor should be kept confidential
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population
the group of people that they wish to investigate
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sampling frame
a list of members of the population to be studied
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paul willis
'learning to labour' - observed 12 white working class boys - found a anti school subculture which provides them for thier worl culture
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experiment
test or trail carried out to see how something works
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experiments in sociology rarely.....
happen becasue (1) practical (2) moral (3) theorectical
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rosenthal & jacobson
'pygmalion in the classroom' working class children do not fail because they are at a disadvantage but because the teachers play a crucial role- the puplil
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