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Бакалаврская программа «Социология и социальная информатика»

Research Seminar “Youth”

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
3
Кредиты

Автор программы


Ариф Эльвира Маратовна
Статус:
Курс по выбору
Когда читается:
4-й курс, 1-3 модуль

Преподаватели

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is aimed at introducing everyday life of youth through the prism of the study of academic literature and conduct their own empirical research. Students will study basic paradigms, theoretical approaches, empirical methods of youth research.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Know key youth studies concepts
  • Understand and discuss topics related to youth cultures, scenes, solidarity
  • Improve their skills in developing research design in the framework of youth studies
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of key youth studies concepts
  • Know basic paradigms, theoretical approaches, empirical methods of youth research
  • Apply concepts and theories to solve specific research problems; use concepts and principles in new research contexts
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Part 1. Youth studies
    Seminar 1-2. Introduction to childhood, adolescents and youth studies Seminar 3. Subcultural and post-subcultural approaches Seminar 4. Contemporary Russian youth and current issues Seminar 5. Youth, consumption, fashion, digital youth
  • Part 2. Research methods
    Seminar 6. Introduction to Qualitative Methodology Seminar 7. Observation and (Self) Ethnography Seminar 8. Interview Seminar 9. Design of the Project and field work Seminar 10. Qualitative analysis
  • Part 3. Academic writing
    Seminar 11. Introduction to academic writing on qualitative methods Seminar 12. Defining Research questions Seminar 13. Literature review, part 1 Seminar 14. Writing a theoretical part of the course work Seminar 15. How to present qualitative data
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking homework 1
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking homework 2
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking homework 3
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking homework 4
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
  • non-blocking In-class Participation
  • non-blocking Exam (final project)
    The method of rounding final assessment current control: arithmetic
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (3 module)
    0.2 * Exam (final project) + 0.2 * homework 1 + 0.2 * homework 2 + 0.2 * homework 3 + 0.2 * homework 4
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Best, A. L. (2007). Representing Youth : Methodological Issues in Critical Youth Studies. New York: NYU Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=200896
  • Nayak, A. (2003). Race, Place and Globalization : Youth Cultures in a Changing World (Vol. 1st ed). Oxford: Bloomsbury Academic. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=101203

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Brake, M. (1985). Comparative Youth Culture : The Sociology of Youth Cultures and Youth Subcultures in America, Britain and Canada. London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=79714
  • Bryman, A., & Burgess, R. G. (1994). Analyzing Qualitative Data. London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=72371
  • Denzin, N. K. (2008). Studies in Symbolic Interaction (Vol. 1st ed). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=512807
  • Denzin, N. K. (2012). Studies in Symbolic Interaction. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=503228
  • DeWalt, K. M., & DeWalt, B. R. (2011). Participant Observation : A Guide for Fieldworkers (Vol. Second edition). Lanham, Maryland: AltaMira Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=481988
  • McRobbie, A. (1994). Postmodernism and Popular Culture. London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=96838