- Code SOCY2040
- 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
- AsPr Paul K Jones
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2020
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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, and their influence on recent sociology.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the origins of social theory in 19th century Europe
- Compare and contrast major classical social theories
- Analyse and interpret complex social theory
- Communicate this analysis both orally and in writing.
Research essay, 2500 words (45%) (LO 1-4)
Comparative essay, 2500 words (45%) (LO 1-4)
Tutorial participation (10%) (LO 4)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures, and 12 hours of tutorials; and, b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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