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SOC 370B: Social Interaction and Group Process

Theoretical strategies for the study of interaction, group, and network processes, including rational choice and exchange theory, the theory of action, symbolic interactionism, formal sociology, and social phenomenology. Antecedent ideas in foundational works and contemporary programs of theoretical research.

SOC 374: Philanthropy and Civil Society (EDUC 374, POLISCI 334)

Cross-listed with Law ( LAW 781), Political Science ( POLISCI 334) and Sociology ( SOC 374). Associated with the Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS). Year-long workshop for doctoral students and advanced undergraduates writing senior theses on the nature of civil society or philanthropy. Focus is on pursuit of progressive research and writing contributing to the current scholarly knowledge of the nonprofit sector and philanthropy. Accomplished in a large part through peer review. Readings include recent scholarship in aforementioned fields. May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 9 units.
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SOC 375: Cooperation, Cohesion, and Morality

This class reviews research on mechanisms promoting social cohesion from various social sciences, with a special emphasis on cooperation, morality, and hierarchy. Assignments: Students will complete several short proposed study designs and a final empirical project proposal. Prerequisite: Doctoral student in Sociology, Psychology, or the Graduate School of Business, or consent of instructor.
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Instructors: Willer, R. (PI)

SOC 376: Perspectives on Organization and Environment: Social Movement Organizations and Environments

This course examines the interaction between organizations and their environments. It is given every year by a different faculty member. What follows is the description of the course for the academic year 2012-13: This research seminar explores recent theory and research on social movement organizations and their environments. We'll consider the way in which organizational theories help us to explain social movement phenomena, and the way in which social movement theories help us to explain organizational phenomena.

SOC 378: Seminar on Institutional Theory and World Society

Sociological analyses of the rise and impact of the expanded modern world order, with its internationalized organizations and globalized discourse. Consequences for national and local society: education, political organization, economic structure, the environment, and science. The centrality of the individual and the rationalized organization as legitimated actors.
Instructors: Meyer, J. (PI)

SOC 385A: Research Practicum 1

Workshop on research methods for third year Sociology doctoral students. Ongoing student research, methodological problems, and possible solutions. Required for third year paper.
Instructors: Zelditch, M. (PI)

SOC 385B: Research Practicum II

Continuation of 385A. Workshop on research methods for second year Sociology doctoral students. Ongoing student research, methodological problems, and possible solutions. Required for second year paper.

SOC 388: Log-Linear Models

Analysis of categorical data with log-linear and negative binomial models. Measures of fit and hypothesis testing.

SOC 389: Mixed Method Research Design and Analysis

Research designs that incorporate qualitative and quantitative analyses in a single project. The tension between thinking case-wise and variable-wise; how the focus on relationships between variables that is the hallmark of the quantitative approach can be brought into qualitative work.

SOC 390: Graduate Individual Study

May be repeated for credit.
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