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School
University of Guelph
Department
Sociology and Anthropology
Course
SOAN 2120
Professor
Scott Schau
Semester
Winter

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January 16 2012SOAN 2120 Research Methods3 Main Activities in Social Research1Tentative Explanation Theory2Observing ExperimentData Collection3Testing Rival Views Against Data Examination of DataCholera London 18481854John Snow1848 published a pamphlet On the Mode of Communication of CholeraSuggested it was transmitted via foodwaterDoctors were around patients and not getting sickSymptoms started affected GI tract first ingestion would be causeOutbreak contained to area around pumpBrewery and Work House had low number of deaths didnt drink water from the pump on Broad StreetOppositionit was thought to be caused by contaminated vapours bad airThe Scientific MethodRequires 3 attitudes1Curiosity is the motivating force behind scientific inquiry2Skepticism means not takin
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