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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.
| Repeatable for credit
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 377: Comparing Institutional Forms: Public, Private, and Nonprofit (EDUC 377, GSBGEN 346, PUBLPOL 317)

For students interested in the nonprofit sector, those in the joint Business and Education program, and for Public Policy MA students. The focus is on the missions, functions, and capabilities of nonprofit, public, and private organizations, and the managerial challenges inherent in the different sectors. Focus is on sectors with significant competition among institutional forms, including health care, social services, the arts, and education. Sources include scholarly articles, cases, and historical materials.

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 384: New Models and Methods in the Social Sciences

Two-week intensive introduction to new statistical approaches. Emphasis is on applications. Topics may include network models, multilevel models, latent class models, mixed methods, new qualitative methods, growth models, geostatistical tools, survey-based experiments, new methods for estimating causal effects, web-based surveys, advanced discrete choice models, and diffusion models.
| Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Grusky, D. (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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