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Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Applied Social Research (12 points)


Leader: TBA

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Critical appraisal of current methods of social inquiry as preparation for students designing their own research. Examples are selected to cover a wide range of theoretical explanations and styles of doing social research. Issues include debates surrounding subjectivity and objectivity, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, macro and micro theory; political and ethical issues in research on humans.

Assessment: Ten weekly position papers (300 words each): 30% + Major essay (6000 words): 70%

Contact Hours: 2 hour seminar per week

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