SYG2000 Kean Chapter 1 Sociology and Discover Sociological Research Essay 1. How is critical thinking defined? As a critical thinker, how do you approach current social issues and problems?
2. In this chapter, there is discussion of women’s voices being marginal in early sociological thinking. Explain the absence of women’s and minority’s voices. What impact do you think these factors had on the development of sociological theories?
3. Using conflict paradigm theory, symbolic interactionism theory, and structural functionalism theory, explain another social phenomenon (such as classism or ableism).
4. Explain the difference between quantitative and qualitative research. Explain why a researcher may choose one over the other.
5. Based on what you read about the Zimbardo prison experiment, how do you think the research that was unethically collected should be treated?
600 words minimum for each question
Book: Chambliss, W. J., & Eglitis, D. S. (2018). Discover sociology. (3rd Ed) Los Angeles, Calif: Sage. ISBN: 978-1506347387