Textbook Research Methods for Social Work ISBN: 9781506345307-Farmer
1.In what ways and under what circumstances have you seen or heard research be harmful to others? In what ways and under what circumstances have you seen or heard research be beneficial to others?
2. According to the textbook Research Methods for Social Work ISBN: 9781506345307-Farmer, it has been argued by Rodgers-Farmer and Potocky (2001) that the problem formulation phase by its very use of the term problem implies that researchers operate from a “deficit perspective” when it comes to conducting research with diverse groups or populations who are considered as a minority. What are the benefits and risks of using a deficit perspective when creating a research question?
3.How might a researcher minimize the risk of bias during sampling?
4. Which of the research designs in Chapter 4 of Research Methods” do you think would be the most difficult to conduct? Why? Which do you think would be the easiest to conduct? Why?