The legalization of marijuana and its social problems

This is an assignment that focuses on the legalization of marijuana and its social problems. The paper discusses some of the descriptive questions in relation to the topic.

The legalization of marijuana and its social problems

Descriptive questions try to answer questions of who, what, where, when and how. It describes a situation or a social concern.
The social problem people are talking about now days is the legalization of marijuana.

Some of the descriptive questions that research could help answer include:
Firstly, how is legalization of marijuana going to affect the lives of young people in New Jersey?  causal question
Secondly, what measures has the government of America put in place to control marijuana usage in communities after legalization?
Thirdly, what are the possible effects of legalizing marijuana  causal question
Also, how is marijuana legalization going to aggravate opium use in Newark communities?  causal question
Who has the interest in legalizing marijuana in New Jersey?
What is the short term and long-term effects of marijuana legalization in New Jersey?  causal question
How will the legalization of marijuana affect the crime rates in New Jersey?  causal
Lastly, is marijuana usage the cause of increasing crime rates in Newark?  causal

The legalization of marijuana and its social problems

Causal questions try to determine the cause or effects of one or more outcome variables.
What factors are causing the government of America to legalize marijuana?
Legalizing marijuana in New Jersey is at the peak, what will be the consumption rate of marijuana among the young people?
What are the possible health issues being addressed by the consumption of marijuana?  descriptive
Why is the government of America legalizing marijuana?
Why are policy makers interested in the legalization of marijuana?
What could be the concerns of parents in Newark City about marijuana legalization?  descriptive
The unity analysis in each following study are:
Gender roles affects one’s attitude towards abortion. The unity analysis is Gender
for example, male or female. We can have a unit analysis of Jane, James, Andrew and Victoria. In this case we know that Jane, Victoria are female, yet James and Andrew are male.

•        Large school districts have more bureaucratic rules than smaller districts. The unity analysis is school districts
for examples these school are to be listed such as in Elizabeth school # 1, school # 9, school #22 in the unity analysis column.

•        Ten-men military units have fewer causalities than fifty- person military units. The unity analysis here is military units

•        Poverty rates are lower in European countries than in the U.S. The unity analysis here is   Countries
For example, Germany, France, United Kingdom and U.S