1. Most sociologists interpret social life from one of the three major theoretical frameworks/perspectives (conflict theory, functionalism, symbolic interactionism). Describe the major points of each one. List at least one sociologist who has been identified with each of these three theories.
2. What is the difference between basic sociology and applied sociology?
3. List and describe the eight steps of the scientific research model.
4. Discuss the importance of ethics in social research. Define what is meant by ethics.