Which research do you listen to and why?
If youre a candidate running for governor or senator which research do
you pay attention and respond to?
Listen to the suburbs, you want to win
What if youre already elected, how much of your time do
Sexism Against Women
Women also tend to be outside of those important friendship circles with
powerful men because the tend to be
Under-represented in fields of law and business, fields that are
over-represented among elected officials
This makes it diffi
Male vs. Women
Male dominance became institutionalized in all areas of life in all societies
Nature vs. Nurture (Sociological argument for gender inequality)
All societies have been dominated by men
Men dominate because they are more willing to ris
What is the purpose of research ethics?
Do not intentionally deceive or harm respondents
Ensure openness of data to all those that are interested in our
How would we ensure that ethics are maintained?
Behavioral Template (Revised 01/09)
Research Ethics Training
What was the initial motivation the behind the Tuskegee experiment
Guidelines for Everyday Life
How to treat others and self
Love your neighbor as yourself
(Whos your neighbor?)-gets to the dysfunction of religion
Emotional Comfort, Social Solidarity (Connection), Adaption
If bad things happened in life, friends from hou
Steps of Scientific Resesarch
To truly understand what people think and why, we must move beyond
guesswork to scientific research
Crystal S. Carter: What are the 8 basic steps of scientific research?
Selecting a Topic: Our topic is
Understanding levels of
Gender and Sex
What is the difference between gender and sex?
Sex is based upon biological / reproductive differences between men and
They are pre-determined, we have no say so in our sex
But, gender is a social construction
What does Gender as a so
Rape as a War Strategy
Intl. community is less likely to respond to rape than mass murders
June 15, 2008: Op-Ed Columnist: The Weapon of Rape
By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
Women in the Workfield
Encourage girls to take advanced courses in math and sciences in high
school, and colleges.
Women need to be their own advocates, and negotiate for better and
equal paying jobs
Employees should have the option of working part-time w
What is the Glass Ceiling & how does it hurt the career advancement for
Glass ceiling refers to an invisible barriers that restrict career
These are not legal barriers that restrict civil rights
But careers are limited non