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The course introduces the study of human societies outlining the basic concepts and domains of sociological analysis, theories, sociological methods and tools for understanding and the analysis of contemporary societies both at "micro" and local both "macro", national, European and global level. Particular attention is devoted to the great changes in society, the governance of security and ignored insecurities since 1990 and the communication in this field.
The first module provides a general introduction to sociology. The goal is to understand and apply key sociological concepts and social theories. The class aims to develop the knowledge and skills required to analyse the organization of societies. The goal will be accomplished by introducing students to the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology.
The primary objective of this course is to awaken students’ sociological imagination, by helping them to see how social forces and social environments affect human behaviors in multiple and complex ways. Beginning with an examination of core sociological ideas on how societies are organized and the inherent strengths and problems within different social arrangements, the class then explores these sociological principles through concrete studies .
Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of general sociology; applying knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology to analyze the organization of societies; ability to examine with scientific methods socio-cultural phenomena; disciplinary communication skills; ability to understand classical problems of sociology.
6 UFC-36 h.
- Sociological inquiry and models of society;
- cultural and social functions of sociology;
- logic of inquiry in sociology;
- the structure of social action; individual and social systems;
- basic social systems in modern societies;
- globalization and world society.
- The social construction of reality.
David Croteau, William Hoynes, Sociologia generale. Temi, concetti, strumenti, Milano, McGraw-Hill, 2015
Recommended literature (monograph):
Stagi L., Benasso S., Aggiungi un selfie a tavola. Il cibo nell'era deo food porn media, Egea, 2021.
Office hours: Wednesday from 2 am to 4 pm, at DISFOR, corso Podestà 2
LUCA GIUSEPPE QUEIROLO PALMAS (President)
FEDERICO RAHOLA (President Substitute)
LUISA STAGI (President Substitute)
September 30nd 2021.
Written exam and oral exam.
Learning results will be verified by written (semistructured) and oral examination, to check Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology, disciplinary communication skills and ability to apply knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology to analyze the organization of societies. Written examination is about Manuale di sociologia; oral examination is about all required literature. Written examination: the grades are on a scale of 30; it is necessary to have at least 18/30 in the written exam for the oral exam.
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