- Code SOCY1004
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Sociology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Sociology
- Areas of interest Sociology
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Kevin White
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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The course will introduce students to major topics in social psychology, with an emphasis on sociological approaches. The course will focus specifically on normative, cultural and cross-cultural dimensions of social psychological aspects of human behaviour. Students will be introduced to the notion of the social self, including self-perception and self-presentation. Subsequent topics may include the formation and change of attitudes and values, social judgement, persuasion, attraction, altruism and self-interest, and group behaviour. Case studies will show how social psychological processes are found in everyday life.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Analyze and interpret the diversity of social experience using a social psychological perspective, especially as they relate to ethnicity, class, gender, age, sexual preference, religion, and nationality.
- Assess the merits of competing theoretical approaches to formulate empirically researchable questions about social life.
- Locate, analyze, assess, and communicate social psychological scholarship. .
- Construct informed theories of social behavior from systematic observation of social life.
- Understand the ethical and social justice implications of sociological inquiry.
Three 1,000 word essays (30% each) and tutorial participation (10%).
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Offered every year.
2 lectures per week and 10 hours of tutorials.
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1264||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|