Now that you have been introduced to the social sciences and the methods they use to collect data in Chapter 1, watch the video Neighborhoods of Refuge that showcases the work local sociologists are doing to address the issue of homelessness. Answer the following questions in a post of at least 150 words:

  1. Why are the social sciences considered sciences? 
  2. How do social scientists collect their data and draw conclusions?
  3. In the video, you were introduced to the photovoice method of collecting data about lived experiences. What impact did this method of exploring the lives of homeless people in Miami have on the participants and the public awareness of homelessness?