Units of Study

SLSS3601 - Doing Socio-Legal Research

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Allen George
Phone: +61 2 9351 4254
Email: allen.george@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit will develop an understanding of social science research methods as they apply to quantitative and qualitative socio-legal studies. The unit will consider the epistemological, ontological and theoretical aspects of qualitative and quantitative research design and methodology and provide an overview of the main research methods applicable in both qualitative and quantitative socio-legal studies. Students will learn about the different stages involved in the development of both qualitative and quantitative socio-legal research projects.

Assessments

500wd quiz (20%) and 2x250wd data analysis exercise (2x10%) and 2x1500wd research report (2x30%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr qualitative workshop/week,1x1-hr quantitative computer lab/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies and SCLG2602

Prohibitions

SLSS2601

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm

SLSS3601

           

Lect

Extra Booking 1

1 This class runs from Week 6 to Week 8

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