This course provides an introduction to the foundations of sociological thought and their application and relevance to contemporary society. It explores key sociological concepts and debates, such as globalisation, inequality, risk, social movements, medicalisation, and technology. 50% internal assessment, 50% examination.
Taught by the School of Social & Cultural Studies, part of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
The set text for this course is a book of student notes which contains all the essential readings for the course. Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
Coordinators: Kevin Dew, Chamsy El-Ojeili.
Teaching dates 4th March 2013 - 9th June 2013
For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.