Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

Courses / Undergraduate

Fall 2018

ETHSTD 101A 001 | CCN: 21550

Social Science Methods in Ethnic Studies

Pablo Gonzalez,

TU, TH 12:30 pm - 1:59 pm Moffitt Library 145

4 Units


The course provides an overview of social science methods used in ethnic studies fieldwork, archival research, oral histories, literature review, and critical theory. Particular attention is given to research design, forms of data, research presentation and analysis, and the ethical questions involved in doing research on communities of color. The course will emphasize presenting research in a clear, concise manner, and students will be expected to do a research practicum and present their work in writing on a regular basis.