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GPOL

7001

Field Seminar in Comparative Social Research: Politics and the Political

New School for Social Research: Politics

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Field Seminar Comparative Pol

Spring 2019

Taught By: Mark W. Frazier

Section: A

CRN: 4350

Credits: 3

This course seeks to engage both new and enduring questions in comparative social research. It is designed to encourage students to think critically and creatively about the study of politics and the political in comparative perspective and to provide the intellectual foundations for the development of their own research agendas. In the course, we read works of social research that take seriously the spatial and temporal contexts that embed relations of power and exchange. Such contexts may be local or global, and comparisons may be explicit or implicit. A central objective is to generate new questions for comparative inquiry--questions that emerge through our engagement with fieldwork-based research and open novel avenues for theorization. The seminar is open to graduate students from any department at NSSR; some seminar participants may wish to use the course in preparation for the qualifying exam in comparative politics, but it is not designed exclusively for this purpose.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Politics (GPOL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five 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: 5:01pm 10/19/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 2:00pm - 3:50pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 911

Date Range: 1/24/2019 - 5/9/2019