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224.863.01 DOCTORAL SEMINAR IN RESEARCH METHODS IN APPLIED MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY I

Department:
International Health
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  8:30 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Peter Winch
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

224.690 and 224.691 Qualitative Research or equivalent

Description:

Discusses advanced topics in qualitative research including 1) different ways in which the concept of ethnography as a methodology is operationalized in qualitative studies on health, 2) Michael Crotty’s framework for the research process (epistemology, theoretical framework, methodology, method); 3) Grounded Theory and Phenomenology; 4) Approaches to managing textual data; 5) Discourse analysis; and 6) Cognitive anthropology theory and methods.

Methods of Assessment:

Assignments and final examination.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

For consent, contact:

pwinch@jhsph.edu