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SOC 280B: Introduction to Data Analysis (SOC 180B)

Methods for analyzing and evaluating quantitative data in sociological research. Students will be taught how to run and interpret multivariate regressions, how to test hypotheses, and how to read and critique published data analyses. Limited enrollment; preference to Sociology majors.
Terms: Win | Units: 4

SOC 300: Workshop: Teaching Development

For first-year Sociology doctoral students only. The principles for becoming an effective instructor, adviser, and mentor to undergraduates. Topics: ethics, course organization and syllabus development, test construction and grading, conflict resolution, common classroom problems, and University policies related to matters such as sexual harassment. Technologies and other topics related to making effective presentations, and campus resources to improve classroom performance. Roundtable discussions with faculty and advanced graduate students known for teaching excellence. Students may be asked to give a demonstration lecture.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2
Instructors: Munoz, J. (PI)

SOC 311A: Workshop: Comparative Studies of Educational and Political Systems (EDUC 387A)

Analysis of quantitative and longitudinal data on national educational systems and political structures. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Ramirez, F. (PI)

SOC 311B: Workshop: Comparative Systems of Educational and Political Systems (EDUC 387B)

Analysis of quantitative and longitudinal data on national educational systems and political structures. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Ramirez, F. (PI)

SOC 311C: Workshop: Comparative Studies of Educational and Political Systems (EDUC 387C)

Analysis of quantitative and longitudinal data on national educational systems and political structures. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit

SOC 312W: Workshop: Political Sociology, Social Movements, and Collective Action

Faculty and student presentations of ongoing research on topics including: social movement and organizations, and the relationship between them; democracy movements; legislative and policy outcomes; and collective action tactics, strategies, and trajectories. May be repeated for credit. Restricted to Sociology doctoral students; others by consent of instructor.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 20 times (up to 40 units total)

SOC 313A: Transformation of Socialist Societies (REES 313)

A quarter-century from the fall of the Berlin Wall, we have gained broad perspective on the challenges of wholesale transformations away from socialism. This course explores the process and social consequences of opening the economies of Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and China to market forces. We will answer questions about how individuals and social systems respond to the particular challenges of rapid economic and political openings, including demographic challenges, corruption, nationalism, and growing inequality. We will compare the Eastern European and Post-Soviet experiences of these issues with the Chinese experience, and highlight the similarities and distinctions between transformations in these societies.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5
Instructors: Young, P. (PI)

SOC 314: Economic Sociology

Classical and contemporary literature covering the sociological approach to markets and the economy, and comparing it to other disciplines. Topics: consumption, labor, professions, industrial organization, and the varieties of capitalism; historical and comparative perspectives on market and non-market provision of goods and services, and on transitions among economic systems. The relative impact of culture, institutions, norms, social networks, technology, and material conditions. Prerequisite: doctoral student status or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5

SOC 315: Topics in Economic Sociology (SOC 115)

(Graduate students register for 315.) Discussion of topics initially explored in 114/214, with emphasis on countries and cultures outside N. America. Possible topics: families and ethnic groups in the economy, corporate governance and control, corporate strategy, relations among firms in industrial districts and business groups, the impact of national institutions and cultures on economic outcomes, transitions from state socialism and the role of the state in economic development. Possible case studies: the U.S., Germany, Italy, Britain, France, Brazil, Korea, India, Japan, and China. Prerequisite: 114/214 or 314.

SOC 315W: Workshop: Economic Sociology and Organizations

Theory, methods, and research in the sociology of the economy and of formal organizations, through presentations of ongoing work by students, faculty, and guest speakers, and discussion of recent literature and controversies. May be repeated for credit. Restricted to Sociology doctoral students; others by consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 15 times (up to 30 units total)
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