Sociological research

Explain the “field experiment” (“audit study”) approach to sociological research and give two examples (with
authors’ names) of how this method has been used to study inequality. How do these studies help us
understand inequality better?
How do economic and residential segregation influence each other to worsen educational inequality? Give two
examples, citing at least one author.
Name one historical and one contemporary example of inequalities of health care and/or health outcomes
among racial groups.
Name two skills or ways of thinking that sociology students can learn from the process of ethical reasoning.
Additionally, how would you apply ethical reasoning to your role as a citizen?
Provide a justification for Universal Basic Income using one of the ethical reasoning perspectives from the
Sandel book. Using that perspective, you must also account for the issue of consent for those who would
oppose UBI in society.

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