Interpretive Methods

New School for Social Research: Politics

Graduate Course
Degree Students (with Restrictions)
Interpretive Methods
Spring 2024
Taught By: Rafi Youatt
Section: A

CRN: 13255

Credits: 3

This course is a graduate introduction to interpretive methods in the study of politics. It starts with some key logics and debates around modes of inquiry in the discipline. The bulk of the course focuses on practical strategies and tools for researching politics. Students will read about case selection and comparison; field research; political theory and method; political ethnography; discourse analysis; the use of histories as secondary sources; creativity and methods; interviews; and archives.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Politics (POL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 3:52pm EDT 6/19/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Tuesday
Times: 1:55pm - 3:45pm
Building: 6 East 16th Street
Room: 611
Date Range: 1/23/2024 - 5/7/2024