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The readings contribution to our knowledge of quantitative research process
The reading pointed out the most important aspects of any quantitative research process by fulfilling the necessary steps that would be relevant in the process. The first step the researcher did was to establish the unknown that, in this case, present the question of concern. The relationship between mental illness and the legal framework was the biggest question. The idea then gave a hypothetical situation where the guilty person gets to go free for the defense of being mentally ill. The second step would be to justify the selection of the research method. In this case, the researcher opted to use the television series Law & Order with a selected few episodes that touch on the topic question. The researchers had to prove that this was the right method of conducting this ...view middle of the document...
The escalating number of mental patients in the world brings the question of where the law considers it an act of passion or under the influence. The loopholes in the justice system have given so many people the loopholes to get away with crime in the name of mental illnesses. To consider this a topic of discussion in a lecture hall would be an understatement. The issue should be raised legally to get the right bill to change the system in place. The presentation and the media selection is also a very interesting aspect. The choice of the most intriguing delivery system of the topic would have the system integrate an already educative system. The television is more than just entertainment as the researchers have proven. The use of this mode of delivery for all intent and purposes should be included in the syllabus if not to educate then to challenge the students to open their minds to current events.
How the knowledge in the reading might contribute to the research project experience
The use of any article in the research proposal is a concept that many researchers find to be a very difficult choice to make. The right selection of data would translate into giving a more accurate finding. The idea of using the television as data presents that unique aspect among the researchers in question. They choose to use a medium that has been criticized on the same issue that they are researching and present the unique yet most accurate account of the research question. The steps and processes involved in the quantitative research method make the whole process exceptional and a guide in future research operations.
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What would be the relevance of qualitative research to criminal law?
Under what circumstances would one be declared not guilty on the account of their mental conditions?
What significance does the television dramas play in the propagation of social issues in society settings?
In what light has the media painted the aspect of mental illness?