School of Social and Cultural Studies

This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for SOSC 401 in 2014.

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

2015: domestic $1,773.60     international $6,226.80

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 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
1653
(1+2)
2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015Fri1310 - 1500Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]105Chamsy El-Ojeili
20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015Fri1310 - 1500Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]105

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
1653
(1+2)
13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Fri1310 - 1500Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]105Chamsy El-Ojeili
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Fri1310 - 1500Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]105

Course Outline Information

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