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This unit addresses the epistemological, methodological and philosophical issues surrounding research in the social sciences. In particular, the unit examines the links between different forms of knowledge and power. Attention is directed towards topics such as behaviourism, hermeneutics, critical rationalism, critical theory and post-structuralism. Students are encouraged to consider the implications of these debates for the study of social science.
Seminar participation/worksheets 10%, written assignments 90%.
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|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
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