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Christine L. Williams, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Spring 2008

SOC 388K • FIELD AND OBSERVATIONAL METHS

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
46670 TH
12:00 PM-3:00 PM
BUR 214
WILLIAMS

Course Description

This course is an in-depth analysis of qualitative methodology in sociology. The goals of this course are (1) to examine the philosophy and epistemology of qualitative methods, (2) to explore the strengths and limitations of this approach, and (3) to develop the skills to design, gather, and analyze qualitative data.

Texts

Esterberg, Qualitative Methods in Social Research (McGraw-Hill, 2002). Emerson et al., Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes (Chicago, 1995). Articles available on Blackboard (indicated with *), or through the library catalog

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