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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POL 61600 - Research Seminar In Political Behavi

Credit Hours: 3.00. Extends the work of POL 51600 (Group Politics) to the empirical study of primary groups, cliques, social groups, voluntary associations, experimental and occupational groups (insofar as they have political impacts) and of political clubs and associations, paraparties, and inchoate political movements and parties. Training will be given in the use of phenomenological observation, interaction analysis, content analysis, personality inventories, and other instruments that reveal the social structure and dynamics of groups. Students will conduct field studies of politically-relevant groups, or will conduct or participate in conducting laboratory experiments. Typically offered Fall Spring.