Units of Study
SCLG2601 - Sociological Theory
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Jennifer Wilkinson
Phone: +61 2 9036 9481
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.
2000wd essay (40%) and 2hr exam (40%) and tutorial presentation (10%) and participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
(12 Junior credit points from Sociology) or (12 Junior credit points from GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013) or (12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies)
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for SCLG2601
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
|Location||Footbridge Lecture Theatre A09|
|Convenor||Dr Jennifer Wilkinson|
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