First, view the four films in the documentary film series, Research Methods in the Social Sciences. In addition, read Chapter 2 of the course text. Then select one of the six research questions listed in the bullets below: • Anthropology: Why do some people believe in religious teachings, while others do not? • Political Science: Why do so few people vote? • Psychology: Why do some people enjoy gambling, while others do not?

Risk management involves managing the risk of engaging in professional practice that might be considered unethical. Forensic psychology professionals may be accused of unethical behavior or even have an ethical complaint filed against them. There are procedures in place to handle such matters, but risk management strategies may help lower the chances of an ethical breach occurring in the first place. The goal is to use risk management strategies to prevent ethical breaches rather than reacting to ethical violations after the fact. Approaching ethics from a risk management perspective is one way to protect the rights of both the patient and the practitioner in forensic settings. To prepare for this Discussion:
April 22, 2018
Chapter 1 of your textbook provides an overview of the major subfields and concepts within the Social Sciences: anthropology, political science, economics, psychology, sociology, and history. Your post will be two paragraphs in length. In the first paragraph, select two of these subfields and identify two similarities between them. In thinking about similarities between disciplines, consider two of the following dimensions: scope, subject, methodology, goals, the definition of power, and the relationship between power and authority. Additionally, explain how and why your chosen subfields are similar along these dimensions.
April 22, 2018

First, view the four films in the documentary film series, Research Methods in the Social Sciences. In addition, read Chapter 2 of the course text. Then select one of the six research questions listed in the bullets below:
• Anthropology: Why do some people believe in religious teachings, while others do not?
• Political Science: Why do so few people vote?
• Psychology: Why do some people enjoy gambling, while others do not?
• Sociology: How are poverty and education related?
History: Were ancient civilizations more violent than modern civilizations?
• Economics: How do student loans affect the economy?
Your response will be two paragraphs in length. In the first paragraph, compose a survey question to help answer this research question. Identify the audience for the survey question as well as the method of delivery. Then, evaluate your survey question. How will it help you answer the research question? What are its limitations?
In the second paragraph, select a field method approach from Chapter 2 of the text: ethnography, participant observation, and case study. Describe how this approach would be conducted. Then, evaluate your approach. How will it help answer the research question? What are its limitations?

 

"Is this question part of your assignment? We Can Help!"

WhatsApp chat
%d bloggers like this: