Advanced Research Seminar in Urban Politics and Policymaking
DukeImmerse Seminar. Advanced research and writing seminar. Participants produce a 30-40 page research paper based on field work and archival research experiences in Durham and an approved South African city. Includes tutorials in research design and comparative research methods. There is a required field work component of the course which entails a two-week trip to South Africa. Students will collect data, do interviews, visit municipals offices, and or spend time at NGOs in Pietermaritzburg. Instructor consent required.