(Answered) SOCW 6301 week 4 Discussion: Research Questions and Literature Reviews

Post your explanation about what should come first—the development of a research
question or a thorough literature review. Justify your answer by adding your thoughts
about which process you believe to be more realistic and/or appropriate, and why.
Finally, describe potential consequences of deciding on a research question without
conducting a review of the literature. Please use the resources to support your answer.


In this case, literature review should come first before development of a research question. With literature review, the social worker will be able to come across a plethora of primary studies on impact of educational programs about both abstinence and use of contraceptives on preventing pregnancies. The social worker should understand that teenagers are prone to peer pressure and engagement in sexual activities, which may render it challenging for them to completely abstain from sex…..Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5