402501 VO Political Science Research Methods

winter semester 2014/2015 | Last update: 07.05.2018 Place course on memo list
402501
VO Political Science Research Methods
VO 2
3,5
weekly
each semester
English

Introduction to methods of social sciences research, description of principal approaches in empirical enquiry. The course debates in particular the comparative approach in political and social sciences and the perspective of international analyses. The seminar is dedicated to the exploration of applied methods in social research, from network analysis to cultural studies. A special attention is dedicated to multi-disciplinar approaches.

Introduction to methods of social sciences research, description of principal approaches in empirical enquiry. The course debates in particular the comparative approach in political and social sciences and the perspective of international analyses. The seminar is dedicated to the exploration of applied methods in social research, from network analysis to cultural studies. A special attention is dedicated to multi-disciplinar approaches.

lectures, project work with class discussion

written assessment (lectures) and project group work (seminar)

The Lecture Literature is the following book (available at Uibk library):

 P. Norris and R. Inglehart, Sacred and Secular: Religion and Politics Worldwide, Cambridge University Press, 2004

 

While the list of readings for the seminar hours will be given during the lecture classes (april).

 

none

not applicable

a written questionnaire (anonymous, with no grades) is given to participants to orientate the seminar content

see dates
Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2014-10-10
14.00 - 16.45 SR 4 (Sowi) SR 4 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2014-10-11
09.00 - 11.45 SR 1 (Sowi) SR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2014-10-24
14.00 - 16.00 SR 1 (Sowi) SR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2014-10-25
09.00 - 14.00 SR 1 (Sowi) SR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2014-11-07
14.00 - 16.45 SR 5 (Sowi) SR 5 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Sat 2014-11-08
09.00 - 12.45 SR 5 (Sowi) SR 5 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2014-11-21
14.00 - 17.45 SR 1 (Sowi) SR 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2014-11-28
09.00 - 12.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free Frau Dr. Odella
Thu 2014-12-04
14.00 - 16.45 SR 5 (Sowi) SR 5 (Sowi) Barrier-free Klausur (Odella)
Fri 2015-01-16
10.00 - 12.45 SR 12 (Sowi) SR 12 (Sowi) Barrier-free Klausur (Odella)