Units of Study

SCLG6903 - New Debates in Social Theory

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Karl Maton

Description

Students will become familiar with the central recent developments in social theory. The unit will examine reinterpretation of a selection of core issues in social theory, as well as covering innovations such as actor-network theory, theories of language and culture, sexuality and the body, consumption and social identity, globalization, nation and state, economic sociology and the intersection of work and family life, democracy and civil society, ethics and recognition, multiculturalism and postcolonialism, knowledge societies, and the dynamics of postmodern social life.

Assessments

1x2000wd workbook (40%), 1x3000wd research essay (60%)

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

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SCLG6903 - New Debates in Social Theory

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Karl Maton

Description

Students will become familiar with the central recent developments in social theory. The unit will examine reinterpretation of a selection of core issues in social theory, as well as covering innovations such as actor-network theory, theories of language and culture, sexuality and the body, consumption and social identity, globalization, nation and state, economic sociology and the intersection of work and family life, democracy and civil society, ethics and recognition, multiculturalism and postcolonialism, knowledge societies, and the dynamics of postmodern social life.

Assessments

1x2000wd workbook (40%), 1x3000wd research essay (60%)

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney