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Extended Sociological Theory 7.5 credits

Fördjupad sociologisk teori
First cycle, S0049A
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2020 Sp 3 - Present
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Syllabus established
by Saila Piippola 13 Mar 2012

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 04 Nov 2019

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

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 eligibility for admission Basic Theory in Sociology (S0015A), Organisation and work sociology (S0016A), Basic Socialpsychology (S0052A), Essay writing in sociology (S0060A), Current sociological research (S0061A), Contemporary sociological theory (S0022A), Social Psychology II (S0025A), Applied sociological analysis and methods (S0059A). It is recommended that the applicants have basic knowledge of Methods in sociology I (S0047A).

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
  • The student must orally and in writing after the course be able to reflect and analyze an individual selected sociological problems of sociological theory and organizational theory.
  • Students will immerse themselves in an optional modern sociological or organizational theory field.
  • The student will present his paper and act on their fellow students' essays, which must take place in a critical and constructive manner.

The goal is to provide the student after completing the course have achieved a deeper knowledge of sociological theory and organizational theory and be able to describe and analyze a complex theoretical sociological problem.

The course covers sociological theory and organizational theory and aims to provide a deeper understanding of sociological theory and organizational theory. The course puts emphasis on comparative and critical examination of modern sociological works.

Is mainly in the form of lectures and seminars. The seminars are mandatory.

Examination through seminary, group project, film analysis and verbal and writing an essay and review and be an opponent for another students essay.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration, 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.

Due to similar content, the course can not be included in a degree together with the course S0024A or other courses with similar content.

Transition terms
The course S0049A is equal to S0024A

Kristina Johansson

Transition terms
The course S0049A is equal to S0024A

Literature. Valid from Spring 2020 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Butler, Judith (2007). Genustrubbel: feminism och identitetens subversion. Göteborg: Daidalos.
Bauman, Zygmunt (2002). Det individualiserade samhället. Göteborg: Daidalos.
Latour, Bruno (1987). Science in action: how to follow scientists and engineers through society. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press.
Acker, Joan (2006). Class questions: feminist answers. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield.
Månson, Per (red.) (2015). Moderna samhällsteorier: traditioner, riktningar, teoretiker. (9. uppl.) Lund: Studentlitteratur. (urval)

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

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0006EssayU G VG *4.50MandatoryS17
0007Film analysisU G#1.50MandatoryS17
0008SeminarsU G#1.50MandatoryS17