Racism and Research: the Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Read Racism and Research: the Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study by Allan M. Brandt .Brandt_Racism.pdf . After reading, answer the questions from below in your own words, write 1-2 paragraphs for each question describing the events presented in the essay. You must use the format below to answer each question.
Each question must be at least 1 paragraph
Work Cited/Bibliography page
a. What were the main discussion points of the essay?
b. What were the results and consequences of the study?
c. Would it be acceptable to replicate this study today? Why? or Why not?
d. Was this study ethical/unethical? Explain why.
Using one of the three major sociological perspectives presented in this course (Functional, Conflict, or Interactionist), explain the events described in the essay. For the sociological perspective you choose, apply the perspective to the article and draw one or more conclusions from your analysis.
Connect what you read in the essay to any material presented in this course – be sure to use at least 3-5 terms from the text/lecture.