Describe in detail each of the seven steps in the sociological research process: (describe what is involved in each step and give examples from major sociological studies cited in the related FYI websites).

Be sure to use sociology terms and terms from information gleamed from the posted FYI websites. Essay Questions type for 2-3 pages long

1.     define the variables (dependent and independent variables; cause vs. correlation)

2.     write a hypothesis

3.     conduct literature review

4.     select a research design (observation, experiment, survey, case study, content analysis)

5.     collect the data (do the research)

6.     analyze the data

7.     draw conclusions (generalizations and inferences)



Ethics in Research

 Famous Sociological Studies:

 Stanford Prison Experiment

 Black Like Me

 Tally’s Corner

 Tearoom Trade Study