Objectivity is important when conducting any form of sociological research. However, there needs to balance between objectivity and sympathy. Max Weber, a prominent sociologist, believed that to understand the motives of others fully, we need verstehen – understand the ...
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... claiming to stand for women’s rights and gender equality are discriminating against those that want to wear one (2015).
All cultures, traditions and religions should be respected and treated equally in Canada. In a democratic country, the government has no business dictating what attire is appropriate and not appropriate to wear. Likewise, Caplan’s interviews have provided a better understand as to why women wear the niqab, which has removed many misconceptions I had. Wearing the niqab in Canada is unlike in the Middle East, and it shouldn’t be seen as being oppressive or anti-women because women in this country have the ability to choose what they wear. Rabson can evaluate the niqab issue with both empathy as well as objectivity and her ability to view the issue with a much more macro approach has resulted in her article being a correct representation of the issue.
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