Units of Study
SCLG2601 - Sociological Theory
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Craig Browne
Phone: +61 2 9351 2665
In this unit of study we will examine the main strands of sociological thought and identify the key concepts, debates and issues in the development of sociological theory. It will focus on the writings of leading social theorists and sociologists, their contribution to the development of a distinctly sociological theory, and their continuing impact on current theoretical debates in sociology. Topics covered will include: the origins of sociology; industrialism; classical theorists; sociology of urban society; interactionism and everyday life; psychoanalysis; sociology of knowledge and culture; feminist challenges to sociological paradigms; postmodernity and the future of society. This unit is mandatory for Sociology majors.
written work 2500wds (60%) and 1x2hr exam (40%)
unit reader will be made available through the Copy Centre
1x2hr lecture/week and 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
SCLG1001 and SCLG1002
A timetable is not available for this session.
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