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Unformatted text preview: 4. The researchers background or training Trained in quantitative emphasized on measurements and Likely to use Research methods statics surveys Sociologists Trained in qualitative emphasized on observing and Participant Ob-method interpreting people’s behavior servation Ethics in Sociological Research honesty By American Sociological Association truth Openness (sharing findings with the scientific community) 1. Protecting the subjects : The Brajuha Research – New York restaurant on Fire. 2. Misleading the subjects : The Humphreys Research – Social Interaction in tearooms. How Research and Theory Work Together The relationship between research and theory depends on each other. Findings that don’t match what is expected can indicate a need to modify theory....
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- Spring '11
- Math, unobtrusive measures, The Humphreys Research, g. Unobtrusive measures