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Assignment 2 – Research Proposal
Develop a Research Proposal using one of the following questions:
1. How can men or women in prison continue to be active parents? Note: women or men but not both
2. What are the social needs of children in foster care?
3. How can social policies support refugees entering Australia?
4. In what ways can social workers challenge and advocate on [insert your chosen social issue] where social justice is being denied?
The basic format for the proposal is:
b. Research Question
c. Aims (you should have 2 -4 aims)
d. Background and Significance (approx. 700 words)
e. Methodology and Methods (approx. 800 words)
f. Sample (how many, who (if people) and how you will recruit individuals or groups; what (if items – eg
newspaper articles in The Australian); dates if relevant (approx. 300 words)
g. Ethics (approx. 400 words)