How do sociologists go about their research:
LO: To describe the research process and define key terms of validity, representativeness, and reliability.
What is the point in social reserach?:
- Explore and to highight social issues, eg: rising crime, teenage parenthood, underachieving in schools.
'Governments discuss data and make decisions and laws to deal with issues - these are called social policies.
Social Issue: Teenage pregnancy.
Social Structure: The family structure.
Social Policy: Government creates new policies, eg: more money to sexual health eductaion.
The Research Process:
1. Developing the aims…