Any social science theme such as – Drug Regulation Policy, Abortion, Immigration (exe.)

Research Portfolio

Identify a research project on a suitable social science theme. Then complete a portfolio of elements which would be required to complete the project.

These elements should include:

A proposed title.
An abstract outlining the rationale for the project and three key research questions (400 words).
A literature review, examining the quality academic research that already exists on the topic (1000 words, at least 10 academic sources).
A proposed quantitative element to the project. You should outline elements such as: method, sampling, analysis technique, and hypotheses to be tested. This section should reference quantitative projects or methods literature (1000 words).
A proposed qualitative element to the project. You should outline elements such as: method, sampling, ethics, and a schedule of questions that will be asked. This section should reference qualitative projects or methods literature (1000 words).
A discussion of the philosophical underpinnings of mixed methods in social research and how this applies to your project (600 words).