POLS138 Основни идеи в социологията


• This course introduces students to the fundamentals of sociological theories and its basic methods. The course is structured in two parts.:

o It will examine the building blocks of the most influential sociological theories and their usefulness and application in political science.

o Students will learn how to formulate a research question, develop a hypothesis, review existing literature, develop research methodology, collect and analyse data. The course will review both the main qualitative and quantitative research techniques.

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Антропология (на английски език)


 Борис Гюров  д-р

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This course is designed for undergraduate students. The focus will be on four related issues:

• How can a researcher in political science and other related fields benefit from classical sociological theories?

• How can you distinguish between good and bad research? What are the criteria for good research? Our goal is for students to develop a taste for criticism.

• What are the steps and the procedures to follow so that you can produce good, meaningful and convincing data and research?

• After successfully completing the course students will know how to use the relevant theory andmethods of research to study a current social or political problem and are expected to be able to construct a research proposal and formulate hypothesis about the explanation of social and political phenomena.

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ESSAYS - 75%

During the semester, the students are required to submit at least three (3) essays on a given subject. Achieving an average grade of 4.50 or above, they could be skip the final exam