Sociological Theory and Practice (SCLG3602)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit addresses the political, ethical and practical problems that may arise during the process of conducting research. It will also examine the social and logical links between theory, method, data and analysis. In the seminars we will critically examine the work of other researchers to identify the strengths and weaknesses of their approaches. As part of their assessment, students will select a topic of their own and develop a theoretically informed research proposal.

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Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

Assessment

1300wd group oral presentation (30%) and 1000wd project report (20%) and 2200wd research proposal (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(12 Senior credit points from Sociology) or (SLSS1001 and SLSS1003 and SLSS2601)

Prohibitions

SCLG3003

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