Sociology students need to understand the importance and purpose of research as well as the ethics involved in conducting various types of studies and analyzing data. This assignment will determine if you understand these concepts. In a 500-750-word essay, citing two scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook, answer the following prompts: Explain how and why social research is used in sociology, social work, and/or justice studies. Explain how applied and basic research methods help further sociological knowledge. Explain why it is important to understand ethics in research. How could Christian principles assist social science researchers to conduct research ethically?