Sociology 300 Preliminary Research Proposal [3 pages max.] ASSIGNMENT PURPOSE: T

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Sociology 300
Preliminary Research
Proposal [3 pages max.]
paper asks you to propose a sociological research question or set of research
questions and to outline a research method that allows you to answer your
question(s). Bit of advice: over-share, over-describe and be as specific as
possible. At the proposal stage, it is difficult to be too fine-grained in the
detail you describe.
Introduction [ .5 – 1
page] In the first section of
your paper, explain the general theme or topic that you are interested in
· Convince your reader/audience/me that this topic is either important
to study or so darn interesting that the project needs to be conducted
· Make clear that this topic or theme is appropriate for a
sociological research project
Research Question(s) [ .25
page max.] In the next section,
clearly outline (using numbered bullet points) your research question or set of
research questions.
Methodology [2 pages
max.] In this section, you will
describe – in depth – the sociological research method that you propose to use
to answer your research question(s). Depending on the method or methods you
plan to use, this section should:
· Discuss your sampling strategy or who/what you plan to collect
data from
· Make a statement on whether you are using a deductive or
inductive approach to your project (and make clear that you know what that
· Explain how you will collect data
o Survey
data: What variables you plan to include in your analysis? How will you operationalize
these variables in your survey? Include some sample survey questions.
o Ethnographic
observation: Describe in detail the social context that you plan to observe.
What things will you focus on? How will you take notes? How might you gain
access to this space and position yourself within it?
o Interview
data: Describe the kinds of questions you plan to ask respondents and connect
these questions directly to your research questions. Include sample questions.
· Outline what you expect to find in the data collection/analysis
process. This should include some clear hypotheses (i.e. preliminary answers to
your research questions).
Word Bank of Potentially
Useful Terms/Concepts. At least use 4 to 6 of these word in your paper and
highlight those words. These words are from the
book “You May ask yourself” by Dalton Conley 5th edition
Dramaturgical theory, Symbolic
interactionism, Survey data, Interview study, Ethnographic observation, Independent
variable, Dependent variable, Front-stage work, Back-stage work, Code switch, Ideology,
Cultural script, Subculture, Socialization, Norms, Values, Reflection theory, Hegemony/Hegemonic,
Mead’s “Social Self”, The “I” and the “Me”, Generalized other, Status, Role, Role
strain, Role conflict, Gender role, Dyad, Triad,Small group, In-group vs.
Out-group, Social network, Tie, Node Social Institution, Organization, Conflict
Theory, Functionalist Theory, Critical Theory, Culture Agency, Social Structure,
Race, Class, Gender, Immigration Status, Age, Socially Constructe, Resources
Style/Format Free of typo’s and
grammatical errors; double-spaced; 12-point, Times New Roman font; 1-inch
margins on all sides (“Normal” margins in Word)


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