When an article is submitted for peer review, the journal’s editor sends submitted articles to
Which of these is a group that will help the researcher begin to shape the final report?
Developing valid knowledge about how society is organized tells us
Compressed frequency displays
Many social scientists seek to influence social policy through their
Applied reports are usually commissioned by
According to Booth, Colomb, and Williams (1995), which is the first step in writing a successful report?
Criminological and criminal justice research is published in many journals within several disciplines and
Researchers have an obligation to
A methodology that emphasizes the importance of exploring how stakeholders construct beliefs is known as a
Students preparing a paper for a committee must be prepared to integrate
In PAR, the researcher involves some members of the setting as
The peer review process includes
Ethical research reporting includes
What are the major problems that researchers confront in writing up their research? Discuss these problems and identify those that you have encountered most often in your own writing. Present a plan for overcoming these problems.
A researcher conducts a study on terrorist movements within the United States. Upon completing his research he petitions to Congress to present his information before them. This researcher’s primary goal most likely is to:
“Reverse outlining” when preparing a research report means:
A discussion section:
The advisory committee for a student’s thesis project:
A researcher conducts a theoretical study of terrorist motivations, consulting the work of other major researchers in the field. The research is published in two separate academic journals. This researcher’s primary goal most likely is to:
Research projects often fail because:
A researcher, frustrated with the nature of much of academic research, decides to go into the field to conduct his research on community response to crime and gets his subjects involved, taking their input regarding the goals and outline of the research. This researcher is engaging in:
An ethical research report should include all but which of the following?
The different goals of researcher, research sponsor, subjects, and study audience:
A researcher conducts a study on identifying potential terrorists and terrorists supporters or sympathizers. She then publishes her work and presents it to various community groups around the country. This researcher’s primary research goal most likely is to:
Bellah’s model of “social science as public philosophy” is reflected in which of the following statements? Social scientists should:
Which section of a journal article will concisely describe the research problem, the sample, the method, and the findings?
The most unique aspect of preparation of an academic journal article is the:
Social scientists who believe that there should be a strict separation between the determination of empirical facts as satisfactory or unsatisfactory also often believe that:
Are the prospects of advancing scientific knowledge impaired by having a report/project goal of influencing social policy or stimulating social action? Consider in your answer both pro and con arguments.