soc 400

After reading the article by Manze et al., answer each of the following questions on the article in a few sentences:


1.)     In one sentence, what is the main research question that the authors are trying to answer in the article?

2.)     In one or two sentences, what is the main argument (or thesis) in the article?

3.)     What methods are the authors using in the article? (Briefly describe them: Interviews; surveys; experiment; something else? What was the research site (or location); how was the research conducted?) 

4.)     What are the main findings of the article? (List at least 2).

5.)     What did this study do well or do poorly?

6.)     Recall our earlier discussion on how the “sociological imagination” connects “personal troubles” to “public issues.” How does this article make this type of connection? 

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