The course will examine the sociological theories of Karl Marx, Max Weber and Emile Durkheim. The social and intellectual contexts of the development of the classical sociological traditions will be considered. The influence of Marx, Weber and Durkheim on recent sociology will also be treated.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Students will achieve a critical understanding of the respective foundations and principal tenets of Marxist, Symbolic Interactionist and Functionalist sociological thought, and how these classical sociological traditions rooted in C19th and C20th Europe relate to contemporary industrial societies.
One 2,000 word research essay (45%) and one 2,000 word comparative essay (45%) and tutorial participation (10%).
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20 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials. Lectures will not be taped.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4794||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|