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CODE 65025
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/07
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
SECTIONING Questo insegnamento è diviso nelle seguenti frazioni:
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  • MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Sociology is the study of the social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. This course offers a general introduction to sociology, with the aim to understand and apply key sociological concepts and social theories. 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 .

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    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.

    TEACHING METHODS

    36 h., 6 UFC, in-class, with slides, film and web page

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    -          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.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    David Croteau, William Hoynes, Sociologia generale. Temi, concetti, strumenti, Milano, McGraw-Hill, 2022 (third edition) - with the only exclusion of chapter 3

    Stagi L. e Benasso S. (2021), Aggiungi un selfie a tavola. Il cibo nell’era dei food porn media, Milano, Egea

    Integrative materials will be provided through the Aulaweb platform.

     

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    STEFANO POLI (President)

    CLAUDIO TORRIGIANI

    SEBASTIANO BENASSO (President Substitute)

    VALERIA SILVIA PANDOLFINI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    II semester starting from February 14h 2022

    Class schedule

    The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    International students are invited to contact the Professor to agree upon the modalities for examination. 

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Learning results will be verified 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. 

    Exam schedule

    Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
    09/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    30/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    08/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    22/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    05/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    19/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    04/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale