SOCI 3820 Qualitative Research Methods in Sociology (2,1,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore a diversity of ethnographic and qualitative research methods used by sociologists, as well as theories and practical elements of qualitative data analysis. Students gain practical skills in qualitative research methods, such as: interviews, focus groups, participant observation, ethnography, autoethnography, and discourse and text analysis. Students also examine ethical issues related to the use of ethnography & qualitative methods, such as motivation, benefits, detriments, power relations, or politics of representation.
Prerequisite: SOCI 2720 and completion of 45 credits (any discipline) Note that students cannot receive credit for both SOCI 3820 and CRIM 3821
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