School of Social and Cultural Studies

SOSC-401 – Rethinking the Social

Points:30Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Social & Cultural StudiesRestrictions:None

This course explores a number of key debates and paradigms in contemporary sociological theory. Students will explore the development of social theory, from the work of Marx, Weber, and Durkheim, up until the contemporary thinkers such as Latour, Alexander, Butler, Urry, and Beck. This course will also focus on crucial themes and influential paradigms in social theory. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $1,705.50     international $5,987.40

Set Text

Lemert, C. (ed.) 2013. Social Theory: The Multicultural, Global and Classic Readings, 5th edition (Boulder, CO: Westview Press). Available from vicbooks, ground floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Campus.

Trimester 1 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
1653
(1+2)
3 Mar – 20 Apr 2014Fri1410 - 160024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201Chamsy El-Ojeili
5 May – 8 Jun 2014Fri1410 - 160024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201

Trimester 2 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
1653
(1+2)
14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Fri1410 - 160024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201Chamsy El-Ojeili
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Fri1410 - 160024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]201

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.