The following two questions are required and must be answered. Your answer should be 3-4 full paragraphs for 10 points.
1. List and explain the steps in conducting a sociological research study. In addition discuss the two types of research analysis and which tools are specific to this method. Include the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
2. Explain the similarities and differences between the three major sociological perspectives of structural functional, conflict theory, and symbolic interaction. Make sure to discuss the focus of the perspective, the key terms, level of analysis, and provide examples. In addition, identify which perspectives use a macro-level and a micro-level of analysis.