Units of Study

SCLG3601 - Contemporary Sociological Theory

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: David Mark Bray

Description

This unit provides a detailed introduction to key social theorists whose ideas are being used extensively in contemporary sociological theory and research. These theorists include: Irving Goffman, Michel Foucault and Pierre Bourdieu. A particular focus is on approaches to human action in its various structural and cultural contexts, the possibilities and limits of human agency, and questions of social change.

Assessments

attendance and participation (10%), 1x oral presentation (20%) and 1x4000wd essay (70%)

Textbooks

A reader will be available through the Copy Centre

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

Prohibitions

SCLG3002

Additional Information

this unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program

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Seminar

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