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Poor research questions

Can lead to that the demise Of an otherwise well executed study


Strong research questions

Have five key features rent in the form of a question clearly focused, beyond yes no, more than one plausible answer, and consider relationships among concepts


Ethical questions

Questions about when people have moral opinions and that may not be answerable in reference to the real world

Empirical Questions are distinct from ethical questions

There Are usually a number of ethical Questions and a number of empirical questions I can be asked about any single topic

Sociologist my study topics about which people have moral opinions their job is to gather empirical data about the social world


Empirical questions

Those that can be answered by real experiences in the real world