What is the sociological imagination? Discuss how your life might have turned out differently had you been born in a different time period (era) or location (country or culture). What are the advantages and limitations of the four major research designs? Provide an example of a social group situation that you believe would be best studied by each type of design. Explain your selection. Why do sociologists need to follow a code of ethics? What are some ethical concerns of sociological research? How might violation of research ethics affect you as a student, as a sociologist, and as a consumer? Have you ever experienced culture shock when visiting (or moving to) a different culture? If so, describe the differences in nonverbal communication, norms, and values of which you were aware. How did your experience help you to understand your own culture better? .What are some of the major agents of socialization? Which do you think most influenced you? Why? Aside from childhood socialization, have you ever experienced other forms of socialization, such as anticipatory socialization and/or re-socialization? Explain.