Students name: Instructors name: Course: Date: The social construction of illness Qualitative research is a data collection method that involves exploring an imaginary or real life situation. It also involves understanding human behavior from different perspectives. The researcher using qualitative research method benefits a lot since it involves finding the missing information to complete the research. They are also able to learn about new facts that develop during the research. This a mother addicted to cocaine (Winerip n.p). She delivered a healthy baby and proved people wrong about their assumptions. Same case happened to the Social construction article where the researchers found out that some illnesses are influenced by cultural beliefs and practices. Works cited Conrad Peter & Barker K Kristin. “The Social Construction of Illness” Retrieved from: journals.sagepub.com Winerip Michael. “Revisiting the ‘Crack Babies’ Epidemic That Was Not” Retrieved from: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/booming/revisiting-the-crack-babies-epidemic-that-was-not.html [...]
This must be at least 3 paragraphs. Briefly describe qualitative and quantitative research. Please include the benefits and consequences of each of these research methodologies. Is the data in the article “The Social Construction of Illness,” based on qualitative or quantitative research? Can you observe any commonalities between the social construction of reality discussed in the article or in The New York Times video “Revisiting the ‘Crack Babies’ Epidemic That Was Not”?