Research: The Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study by Allan M. Brandt.


Read Racism and Research: The Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study by
Allan M. Brandt.
After reading the article, the students will answer the following questions to
development of the content.

Question 1:
In your own words, describe the events presented in the essay. Answer each
of the following specific questions in your response:
a. What were the main discussion points of the essay?
b. What were the results and consequences of the study?
c. Would it be acceptable to replicate this study today? Why? or Why not?
d. Was this study ethical/unethical? Explain why.
Question 2:
Using one of the three major sociological perspectives presented in this
course (Functional, Conflict, or Interactionist), explain the events described in
the essay. For the sociological perspective you choose, apply the perspective
to the article and draw one or more conclusions from your analysis.
Question 3:
Connect what you read in the essay to any material presented in this course – be sure to use at least 3-
5 terms from the text/lecture (use your glossary)
Formatting Instructions:
• Assignment will consist of cover sheet (name, class, college, Professor, date)
• Using APA format (must include abstract) – APA formatting (Times New Roman, 12-point
• Each question must be answered thoroughly.
• A Reference page
*Your paper should consist of at least 5 pages in length. This does not include the Cover
Page or the Reference Page. Once your assignment is completed, you must submit it
through Blackboard. There you will find the tab on your left “Signature Assignment/Essay,”
in which you will submit your paper, no later than 11:59 p.m. on the due date. Late
submissions will not be accepted!

Here is the name of the book: Schaefer, Richard T. Sociology in Modules 4th Ed.
ISBN (13 digit): 978-1-259-70271-6

Sample Solution