MOD. A - Qualitative Methods in Social Research

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MOD. A - Qualitative Methods in Social Research
Teaching
MOD. A - Qualitative Methods in Social Research
Subject area
SPS/07
Degree course
SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE
Course type
Laurea Magistrale
Credits
8.0
Teaching hours
Ore Attività frontale: 60.0
Academic year
2018/2019
Year taught
2018/2019
Course year
1
Language
INGLESE
Subject matter
PERCORSO COMUNE
Professor
LONGO Mariano

Course description

Basic methodological competencens in the field of social research

Aim of the course is to introduce the students into qualitative methods. After illustrating the theoretical background of qualitative methods and their peculiarities and relevance as appropriate instruments to understand social reality, operative skills and competences will be given to the students, who will be guided in the ideation and realization of a research project by adopting qualitative methods. Specific relevance will be given to narratives as instruments of social analysis.

 

Awareness of the theoretical debate legitimating qualitative research methods. Being able to define a qualitative research design; being able to use different qualitative techniques; being able to analyze set of qualitative data.

 

Frontal lessons combined with practical activities related to the construction of a research design, the use of specific qualitative research techniques, analysis and comment of qualitative data.

Oral exam

 

  1. J. Mason, Qualitative Researching, Sage, 2002

  2. M. Longo, Narrative and Sociology, Routledge, 2016.

Semester
Primo Semestre (dal 01/10/2018 al 25/01/2019)

Exam type

Type of assessment
Orale

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

Parent teaching
RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES (LM41)

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