This course is an introduction to the major components of sociological analysis: the language of sociological inquiry, research techniques and methodology, types of explanation, and the relationship between theory and research.
Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: SOC151 OR SOC152
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (SISP-Soc Conc)(SOC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
1. Chambliss, Daniel F. and Russell K. Schutt. 2006. Making Sense of the Social World: Methods of Investigation, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, California: Pine Forge Press.
2. Acock, Alan C. 2006. A Gentle Introduction to Stata, 2nd Edition. Stata Press
3. Edin, Kathryn and Maria Kefalas. 2007. Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage. Berkeley: University of California Press.
4. Duneier, Michael. 1999. Sidewalk. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
5. Several articles from the American Sociological Review
We will also examine the methods used in short selections from key qualitative and quantitative works of sociology:
|Instructor(s): Long,Daniel A. Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: SQU114; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 0||JR major: 15|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 5||FR: 0|
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