Identify a sociological topic of interest to you (drug use, working at a low-wage service job, for example)
2) Discuss how each of the 6 qualitative field research paradigms (discussed in this week’s lecture notes) could be used to study this topic.
3) How does the role of the researcher vary across each paradigm?
4) Are some paradigms better suited for certain topics?
5) Which paradigm(s) raise the biggest ethical concerns?