5a - Doing Sociological Research Doing s Research and...

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Unformatted text preview: Doing Sociological Research Doing s Research and theory go together s Application of scientific method Application minimizes problems inherent with “common sense” “common A Research Model Research s Select a topic s Define the problem s Review the Review s Choose a research Choose literature literature s Formulate a Formulate hypothesis hypothesis design design s Collect the data s Analyze the results s Share the results Six Research Methods s Surveys s Participant observation s Secondary analysis s Documents s Unobtrusive methods s Experiments Values in Research s Weber - sociology must be value free s Sociologists are human, and thus possess their own ideology (value full) s As researchers, they must remain objective - replication is a means of verifying objectivity ...
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