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


The purpose of this course is to introduce you to one set of ways of doing sociology -- that is comparatively and historically. I will argue that all good sociology is, in some sense, historical and comparative. I will attempt to demystify what is so off-putting about method. And we will do this by looking at how some of the finest sociology ever...

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