sociology unit 1

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age group= most likely= experience= mobile phone theft.
16-24 age group
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sampling technique
simple random sampling
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sampling technique
snowball sampling
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advantage/ limitation simple random sampling
all members= sampling frame= equal chance of being selected= inclusion= sample. by chance some groups may be underepresentative of the sample.
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advantage/ limitation snowball sampling
technique= used= no sampling frame. may be= only way= getting selected. not be= representative= entire population= randomly selected.
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difference= sociological= journalist approach= gathering information.
journalists= work= tough deadlines. less systematic= less thorough= sociologists. sociologists= balanced, interpreting data, using evidence. journalists= information= one sided way. sociologists= findings= subject= peer review. not peer reviewed.
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ethical issue: sensitivity of subject matter.
topic of faith= sensetive issue= some research participants= carefully worded= avoid causing offence.
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ethical issue: informed consent
making sure= research participants= under full= taking part= involve= not feel under pressure= take part.
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ethical issue: anonymity
making sure= reseach participants= not identified= name= description= any other ways= publications= based= research.
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ethical issue: confidentiality
ensuring= research participants= responses= questionnaires= interviews= not discolsed.
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secondary source= why you would use source.
official statistics= number of faith schools= local authority= number of pupils= attended faith schools= cheap source= statistical data= provide= useful information= context= carrying out research.
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primary research method
questionnaire/structured interviews= used= collect= statistical information= parents attitudes= faith schools= closed questions= answered quite quickly= questions= standardized= compare responses= parents= different ethnic groups=similar/ differ.
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better than another research method
questionnaires/ structured interview= quicker/cheaper= informal interviews= amount of data= collected= informal interviews= not useful= measuring social attitudes= informal interviews= not standardized= hard= replicate= check reliability= findings.
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