This unit of study introduces students to some of the big debates in the social sciences, through an exploration of the meaning and limits of class concepts in social theory. Structure and agency, fact and interpretation, the politics of theory, and the nature of the Good Society are all considered. The unit is both an enrichment program adding breadth to the range of issues you study in Pass units of study, and an advanced program adding depth to your analytical and writing skills in Political Economy, in preparation for a third year studies and for a final honours year.
1x1200wd Seminar paper (15%), 1x1500wd Essay (20%), 1x2500wd Research paper (40%), 1x800wd equivalent Seminar presentation (15%) and Seminar participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Political EconomyProhibitions