CHOOSE 1 QUESTION AND WRITE TWO PAGE ESSAY ANSWERING THE QUESTION
Questions for Discussion Respond to one of the questions below
1. What is the difference between inductive and deductive approaches to research?
2. Researchers approach the building and testing of theory through deduction or induction. How do these approaches generally relate to quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques?
3. Often social scientists are confronted by the ideologies of common sense. How does each of the main approaches to the social sciences address common sense?
4. Having been exposed to the three main approaches to social science, briefly outline how each perspective would propose research on the social issues surrounding the use of the death penalty in the United States.