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CODE 107675
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/07
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The class aims to develop a sociological gaze towards social reality, providing basic knowledges about main sociological research methods for observation and understanding of contemporaneity. Specifically, theories and methods of sociology will be framed into the broad context of the society of image and communication.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

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.

 

TEACHING METHODS

 6 UFC-36 h.

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

Required literature:

David Croteau, William Hoynes, Sociologia generale. Temi, concetti, strumenti, Milano, McGraw-Hill, 2015

Recommended literature (monograph):

one book of your choice between:

- Benasso S. e Stagi L. (2018), Ma una madre lo sa? La responsabilità della corretta alimentazione nella società neoliberale, Genova University Press, Genova

- Benasso S. (2013), Generazione shuffle. Traiettorie biografiche tra reversibilità e progetto, Aracne Editrice, Roma

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LUCA GUZZETTI (President)

SEBASTIANO BENASSO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam and oral exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

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.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
10/01/2024 10:00 SAVONA Orale
10/01/2024 10:00 SAVONA Orale
22/01/2024 10:00 SAVONA Orale
22/01/2024 10:00 SAVONA Orale
12/02/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
12/02/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
27/05/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
27/05/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
07/06/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
07/06/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
18/06/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
18/06/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
16/07/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
16/07/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
10/09/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale
10/09/2024 14:00 SAVONA Orale

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
No poverty
No poverty
Quality education
Quality education
Gender equality
Gender equality
Reduce inequality
Reduce inequality
Responbile consumption and production
Responbile consumption and production