Topic: Come up with a research question or topic to sociologically analyze. Use the guidelines below to apply the sociological perspective to your question or topic: What are the causes and/or consequences of poverty?
What is your research question? Why did you choose this question?
What sociological terms, concepts or theories can you use to better understand your question (use at least 2 from course materials)? Based on your sociological analysis, come up with a hypothesis. What do you think you will find?
Alyssa & Henoke
Find at least two examples of sociological research that address your question:
In general, how did the researchers investigate the question?
What did they find?
What are the implications of their findings?
Sharon & Bruno
Revisit your hypothesis and compare it with your findings.
How does sociology help us better understand the social world we live in?