COURSE SYLLABUS

Contemporary sociological theory 7.5 credits

Modern sociologisk teori
First cycle, S0022A
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2019 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
Syllabus established by the Department of Human Work Sciences 2007-12-13.

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 18 Feb 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject
Sociology
Subject group (SCB)
Sociology
Main field of study
Sociology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and General eligiblity for admission and Basic Theory in Sociology S0015A.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim
The student will after the course have a good overview of the modern sociological theory from 1920 - until the 2000s. The course takes a recess of four original works and in two selected sociologists theories, as applied to contemporary conditions. Thus conveyed an exercise in thinking sociologically . Students should be able to independently analyze two sociologists and their problems from a theoretical conceptual apparatus - readings - and in a scientific paper presenting their results.

Contents
The course builds on the knowledge the student has from basic courses. The course includes; In-depth study of current sociological theory, which is related to previous courses, with a focus on society, organization, individual, punishment and monitoring and a gender perspective.

Realization
The teaching is mainly in the form of lectures which shall be regarded as a supplement to your textbook. The course also requires an active participation in seminars.

Examination
Assessment is through active participation in seminars and through the writing of a scientific paper. Seminar  2,5 hp and report 5,0 hp

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Transition terms
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Examiner
Saila Piippola

Literature. Valid from Spring 2019 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Ahrne, Göran; Hedström, Peter (red)(1999): Organisationer och samhälle. Analytiska perspektiv. Studentlitteratur.
Connell, R. (2009) Om Genus. Bokförlaget Daidalos AB Göteborg, ISBN: 978-91-7173-296-5
Dahlstedt M. & Barzoo e. (2018) Slaget om hemmet, Värden, utanförskapanden och förorten som folkhemmets periferi. Sociologisk forskning årgång 55, nr 2-3, sid 203223.
Foucault, Michel, (2004) Övervakning och straff. Lund: Arkiv
Moi, Toril, (1994) Att erövra Bourdieu. Kvinnovetenskaplig tidskrift. Vol 15:1, sid. 23-25
Månsson, Per (red), (2010) Moderna samhällsteorier. Stockholm: Norstedts

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0003SemenarsU G#2.50MandatoryA13
0002ReportU G VG *5.00MandatoryS09

Study guidance
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