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Historical Methods

This course examines how sociologists design historical research projects, and then develop systematic strategies for retrieving archival data. Students gain experience in locating, gathering and interpreting forms of historical data such as government records, personal narratives, media documents, existing statistics and other secondary sources. Critiques of classical sociology, historiography, genealogy and comparative methods are typically addressed.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes Language?: No

Vic Satzewich

Enrolment is limited with priority given to students in the Department of Sociology. Permission of the instructor is required for non-Sociology graduate students. Please contact the course instructor directly. Please include your student number in your correspondence.