Desmond Patton has been celebrated as an innovative social scientist because he has developed straightforward research questions, and evaluated those questions with insightful and innovative methodology. What do you think of the methods in this week’s reading?
Patton et al. (2019) discusses some implications of their study for violence prevention, how might that information be used by “social workers and community-based orgs” as the authors suggest? Although the authors do not mention it, how might that information be used by police and prosecutors?
Finally, what do you think of the ethical concerns the authors discuss? Are there any benefits and/or problems you think might be an issue with doing this type of research?
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