Consider a social issue in which you are interested. It could be human freedom, sexuality, deviance, crime, social mobility, poverty, education, aging, and similar issues. Select a specific social issue to investigate in this assignment. In this assignment, you will begin your exploration by developing a thesis statement. A the
Currently working on a study relative to attitudes, beliefs based on lived experiences of early childhood educators and how it impacts their encouragement of involvement with fathers in their program. I have been looking at several measuring instruments to use. The study will be qualitative and interview questions will be the
Discuss reflexivity and researcher's voice, as they pertain to grounded theory (constructivist) research. Use APA style for attributing sources.
Provide some assistance with researching some articles that have to be within the year of 2011, 2012, and 2013. The project consist of a annotated bibliography. I have found many but would like to gather as many peer reviewed articles as possible. The subject title of the research is Social Workers bias against fathers or male
I am currently researching the subject topic of "Social Workers bias against fathers and its effect on service delivery". I am having some challenges on finding current articles on this one aspect of the research which is: Social Workers bias may be based on their own life experiences and this may have an affect on why they exc
Sample research proposal (Quantitative) Please help me develop an abbreviated quantitative research plan. Here is the research problem: Applied Management and Decision Sciences Organizations are human systems. As such, each member of the system brings to bear the full range of psychological and emotional behavior while
Regarding queer theory: What is the theory's unit of analysis? What explanation does it provide for the "cause" of the problem?
I need help understanding the main advantages and disadvantages of research guided by principles of logical positivism and research guided by principles of interpretivism. I have chosen the topic "same-sex marriage" and I need to figure out the "goal of the study" by "wearing a logical positivistic lens" as a researcher, as w
Substance Abuse Consider the possible stakeholders for your research project. Who are they? What social, political, or personal factors might influence the direction of your research? What interest groups would be involved? What patterns might influence the direction of your research? What are the possible policy implicat
How to analyze the ontological, axiological, epistemological, and methodological tenets or assumptions of critical theory and feminist epistemology.
Could you please help me understand the eight characteristics of science? I.e. empirical, systematic, theoretical, provisional, public, objective, self-reflective, and open-ended process. What are differences and similarities?
Please provide me with a detailed example of an empirical research study so that I can have a better understanding of it.
For two qualitative and two quantitative articles on Homosexual Parenting debate, please write the following: 1. Give article details 2. Summary 3. Data & Evaluation Methods 4. Assumptions & Limitations
Can you please help me understand reality testing? I need to "reality test" my project, but I don't understand what that means.
I am working on a hypothetical research assignment. The topic that I want to explore for the study is: The project is to do a study on community providers who assist families with resources through their agency. What I have observed in working in the field of Social Work is that sometimes during the intake and also the serv
In your company's recent employee opinion survey, you found out that employees whose salaries were higher were also happier with their work. Can you conclude that high compensation caused high employee satisfaction? Why or why not? To improve employee satisfaction, your company had implemented a flex time policy a year ago a
I am currently working on a case study that will focus on this subject; "Does customer service of Public Health Providers (such as community health clinics) workers have an impact on clients and the outcome of the their identified need" The premise of the study is to get identify if personnel professionalism prevent clien
When studying the relationship between "Employee Engagement" and "Productivity", what sampling method would be the best to use and why? What may be the limitation of the sampling method? (Note: The company consists of 5 functional departments (sales, marketing, manufacturing, R&D, and customer service) and 5 locations across th
Please read the attached article "Toward a Theory of Motivational Interviewing," by William R. Miller and Gary S. Rose and answer the following questions: 1. What is the research question? Is it an empirical/answerable question? 2. What are the key concepts? How are they operationalized? 3. Is the significance/rationale for
I am working on a project that is hypothetical but will give me some guidance on research methods. The topic that I am researching is poverty and the impact it has on infant mortality. I would like to use existing data on this project but would like to get some ideas on what would be a good qualitative approach. I will be select
How would you operationally define the concept of "leadership?" Give one example of "leadership in action" that is observable to help illustrate your definition of the concept.
A planner wants to assess road quality. He sends a questionnaire to a sample of residents and asks them to evaluate road surfaces, repair quality, and amount of traffic. He finds the results of limited value, so he assigns engineers to travel through the neighborhoods to rate the roads. The engineers are given general instructio
Suppose you are to study police brutality, what methods of research (demographics, historical data, surveys, interviews, or observation) would you utilize? "If I were to study police brutality, I would utilize quantitative research in order to ascertain the statistical demographic information and historical data pertaining t
1). Sociologist Harriet Martineau was known for fighting for the rights of both __________ and __________. a) children; slaves. b) women; children. c) slaves; free blacks. d) slaves; women. 2). __________ describes a social philosophy that cherishes rural life. a) Agrarianism
(1) To determine if halfway houses improve the transition from prison, 50 inmates who will be released in a month are randomly assigned to one of two groups. One group is sent to a halfway house to participate in a program called "ReEntry." The other group stays in prison until the time of release. Two months after release, data
1). Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of qualitative and quantitative research. 2). Suppose you are to study police brutality, what methods of research (demographics, historical data, surveys, interviews, or observation) would you utilize? Min. of 250 words in length.
When are hypotheses used in research and when is it inappropriate to have a hypothesis?
1. Why are experimental studies not very generalizable? What can be done to improve the external validity of experimental studies? 2. Snowball sampling is one of the frequently used sampling methods in social work research. Please talk briefly some ethical issues you may confront when using snowball sampling
My Assignment: Using provided articles, discuss scholarly views on the nature and types of theory. Compare and contrast at least three views of what constitutes a theory, distinguishing theory from related concepts, such as hypothesis, paradigm, model, and concept. I need to write about 10 pages. I'm looking for a page or t
See this posting: https://brainmass.com/sociology/research-methods/455822 to see the free attachment that applies to this question. How would you describe and justify the choice of methodology in light of the hypothetical research philosophy and how does this align with the foundational philosophy that supports the methodolo