Chapter 3 & 4
Assignment type: Canvas Due Date: 9/13/22
Points Possible: 10 Project Duration: 8-10 hours
Deliverable Length: 3 – 4 paragraphs
What is your opinion of the controversial study, “Trouble in the Tearoom?”
Points to include in your answer:
- Was Humphreys’ ethical in doing what he did? Are there parts of the research you found were acceptable and other parts that were not?
- Discuss the general trade-offs between the requirements of sound scientific research methods and the need to protect human subjects.
Assignment type: Canvas Due Date: 9/11/22
Points Possible: 40 Project
Deliverable Length: 1 – 2 pages
Find a copy of Marvin Wolfgang’s Philadelphia study. Discuss the technique used and the results. Suggest an alternative manner of completing such a project, using something other than a cohort design.
- Discuss the challenges of doing similar research.
The Book is:
Maxfield, Michael G. and Earl Babbie 2005. Research Methods for Criminal Justice and
Criminology. Sixth ed. (required)