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· Has the pandemic changed this society’s definition of “essential workers”?

Choose ONE of the issues listed and explain which research design you would choose to address the selected issue. Explain why you chose that design. Which design would you not select? Why?
· Has the pandemic changed this society’s definition of “essential workers”?
· How much of the current unemployment rate is a consequence of worker burnout?
· How has quality of life issues been impacted by people’s ability to work from home?
· Has the pandemic had a negative effect on school-aged children’s desire to interact with other children?
· To what extent has social media shaped people’s definition of a “new normal”?
· What has been the role of the pandemic in the success of large corporations and the demise of small businesses?
Which of the major theoretical frameworks or theories presented in the textbook readings would you suggest the sociologist use to explain findings from the study? [functionalism, conflict, feminist, Weberian, symbolic interaction, postmodern, midrange]