Sociological Analysis

DIRECTIONS: Each SA should thoughtfully respond in your own words to the prompt and will be completed as a written assignment. Written SAs must be at least one full page, double-spaced, not including headers/titles and saved as a .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .pdf file and uploaded in Blackboard under the appropriate assignment link. SAs should include information from at least one outside, academic source with proper references. Clarity and organization count,

  1. The excerpt from Damned Lies and Statistics starts off with, what the author calls, the worst social statistic ever. What was it and how did it get so inaccurate? What lesson can be learned from this statistic?
  2. Discuss what it means to think critically about statistics. What are specific ways that the author suggests we can think more critically about the statistics we encounter? Do you have any ideas, as well?

 

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Sociological Analysis

Written SAs must be at least one full page, double-spaced, not including headers/titles,

  SAs should include information from at least one outside, academic source with proper references. 

  1. The excerpt from Damned Lies and Statistics starts off with, what the author calls, the worst social statistic ever. What was it and how did it get so inaccurate? What lesson can be learned from this statistic?
  2. Discuss what it means to think critically about statistics. What are specific ways that the author suggests we can think more critically about the statistics we encounter? Do you have any ideas, as well?

 

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