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.
Coordinator: Chamsy El-Ojeili.
Teaching dates 14th July 2014 - 24th August 2014
Teaching dates 8th September 2014 - 19th October 2014
For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.