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Comparative and Historical Methods
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Emigh, Rebecca. 2010. “Comparative and Historical Methods”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This is a two-quarter course, providing an overview of methods used in comparative and historical research in sociology. We will spend 3 weeks discussing general issues in the epistemology and philosophy of social sciences, followed by several weeks discussing the components of historical analysis. Finally, we will discuss specific research methods for...

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