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Sociology 105 spring 2010: Research Question Assignment Due: In class Monday, April 5 th This assignment is a short statement of the research question on which you will base your work for the rest of the semester. The paper you turn in on should tell me four things: 1. What general topic are you interested in? 2. What specific research question related to this topic do you plan to pursue? 3. Why are you interested in this topic? 4. Why is this topic important sociologically? Remember to consider Esterberg’s discussion of the qualities of a good research question. Also, be sure to think about the following in formulating your question:
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Does your question lend itself to qualitative research? 2. Is the project feasible? 3. Is it interesting enough to work on for the rest of the semester? 4. Can it be done ethically 5. Is it sociological? Your assignment should be typed, double-spaced, and no more than two pages in length. Please feel free to come to my office hours if you want to talk more about your research project or are having any trouble formulating a question. This assignment is worth 10% of your final grade...
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