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SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL SOCIOLOGY. THE SOCIOLOGY SPECIAL

CODE 65025
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8710 SERVIZIO SOCIALE (L-39) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/07
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    SECTIONING This unit is divided into 2 sections:
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    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

    1) Know the fundamental sociological concepts

    2) Know the main sociological theories

    3) Know the different fields of study of sociology

    4) Knowing how to apply sociological concepts and theories to the analysis of social reality in different fields

    At the end of the course the student knows the sociological concepts and theories, the different fields of study of sociology and is able to apply the sociological concepts and theories to the analysis of social reality in these fields.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures, presentation and critical discussion of case studies, eventually working group with TBL method.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    I. What is sociology. II. Formation of modern society. III. The social structures. IV. Culture, language and communication V. Social control, deviance and crime. YOU. The religion. VII. Stratification, social classes and social mobility. VIII. Gender and age differences. IX. Races, ethnicities and nations. X. Family and marriage. XI. Education. XII. Economy and society. XIII. Work, production and consumption. XIV. Politics and administration. XV. Population and organization of the territory.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Bagnasco A., Barbagli M., Cavalli A., 2013, Elementi di sociologia, Il Mulino, Bologna (tutto il volume).

    The materials made available on Aulaweb..

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    CLAUDIO TORRIGIANI (President)

    SEBASTIANO BENASSO

    VALERIA SILVIA PANDOLFINI (President Substitute)

    STEFANO POLI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Second semester.

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written test.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Through the written test the teacher verifies the student's acquisition of the fundamental concepts dealt with during the course, the ability to relate them to each other, the mastery of notions and technical language.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/12/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
    09/01/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
    30/01/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
    08/05/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
    22/05/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
    12/06/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
    26/06/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto
    11/09/2023 09:30 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Information for students with disabilities or specific learning disabilities: https://unige.it/disabilita-dsa