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
There is no set text or book of student notes for this course. All essential and recommended readings will be placed on Blackboard by the Course Coordinators,
Coordinator: Chamsy El-Ojeili.
Teaching dates 11th July 2016 - 21st August 2016
Teaching dates 5th September 2016 - 16th October 2016
For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.