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Sociology

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
4
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 3 модуль

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Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The overall aim of this course is to provide a conceptual overview of the history of sociology, to explore its theoretical frameworks, to introduce its key concepts and basic theories, including its contribution to contemporary social analysis.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Knows the commonly used terminology in social and political sciences;
  • Knows the basic sociological theories, understands sociological view of the main social and political processes (from early modern history to our days)
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Foundations of Modern Social Theory
    This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking on-line course: посещаемость
  • non-blocking письменный экзамен
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (3 module)
    0.3 * on-line course: посещаемость + 0.7 * письменный экзамен
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Klaus Weber, & Brayden King. (2013). Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory and Organization Studies. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.A3D65461
  • Turner, Bryan S. Classical Sociology, SAGE Publications, 1999. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/hselibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=343954

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Cuff, E.C., et al. Perspectives in Sociology, Taylor & Francis Group, 2006. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/hselibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=273809
  • Ferguson, Harvie. Phenomenological Sociology : Experience and Insight in Modern Society, SAGE Publications, 2006. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/hselibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=334489.