Sociology | Sociological Research Practicum I
S566 | 3946 | Powell

The 2002-03 Sociological Research Practicum focuses on issues in
sociology of the family.  The primary goal of this course is to
prepare students to do a piece of their own original research,
either in sociology of the family or a related area.  This SRP will
make available to students several existing U.S. and international
data sets that can be used to investigate a diverse set of questions
about the family, as well as about other groups and/or social
institutions.  We also are planning an original data collection
effort in which adults will be interviewed on their
conceptualization of “the family,” among other topics.  SRP students
will participate in the interviewing toward the end of the spring
semester and/or the summer. For more information about the course,
please contact Brian Powell ( or Claudia Geist