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

2016: domestic $1,826.70     international $6,538.20

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 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
1653
(1+2)
29 Feb – 24 Apr 2016Tue1100 - 125024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]101Chamsy El-Ojeili
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Tue1100 - 125024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]101

Trimester 2 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
1653
(1+2)
11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Tue1100 - 125024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]101Chamsy El-Ojeili
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Tue1100 - 125024 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]101

Course Outline Information

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