Use of sociological research in pushing forward special interest group agendas


The purpose of this week’s forum is to think critically about how sociological research is used to push forward special interest group agendas and how it impacts Public Policy.

This week’s main forum includes 3 steps:

1) Read the two examples of sociology being used for special interest group agendas and public policy.

2) Start a thoughtful dialogue about the pros and cons of how sociological research has been applied in these examples. What are the ramifications/consequences/implications of how this research has been applied?

3) Identify and provide an example of another type of public policy that has been impacted by sociological research.
a. This should include proper use of APA citations.

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