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Contemporary Sociological Theories 440-ERS-2CLT
Ćwiczenia (CW) Rok akademicki 2022/23

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 30
Limit miejsc: (brak limitu)

Calhoun, Craig, Joseph Gerteis, James Moody, Steven Pfaff and Indermohan Virk (Editors). Contemporary Sociological Theory.

Efekty uczenia się:


has in-depth knowledge of the specificity of sociological terminology and is able to independently define sociological terms


has in-depth knowledge of multi-paradigm in sociology


has an extensive knowledge of various theoretical approaches explaining the essence of social structures and the relations between them


is able to characterize in depth the sociological and psychological theories concerning the place of the individual in the social structure, individual and collective identities


has in-depth knowledge of the theory of collective action and social movements


has extensive knowledge of social structures in the social and historical aspect


can create new typologies or reinterpret typologies already existing in relation to contemporary social phenomena

method of verification: final test


form to formulate their own opinions, draw conclusions from the analysis

method of verification: final test


has the ability to use the acquired knowledge in various scopes and forms, extended by a critical analysis of the effectiveness and usefulness of the applied knowledge

method of verification: paper


is able to creatively combine various theoretical approaches and issues related to the studied issues, using the knowledge of related disciplines

method of verification: final test


is able to prepare an oral statement on a given topic related to the studied issues with the use of sociological sources

method of verification: active participation in classes


has deepened awareness of ethical problems related to conducting sociological research

method of verification: final test


has a deepened awareness of the importance of sociological knowledge in solving social problems

method of verification: active participation in classes

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

- Absence limit - one class. Each subsequent absence, regardless of the reason, should be made up during office hours. You cannot exceed the limit of 4 absences.

- Activity - there will be 13 classes where you can get points for substantive participation in the discussion. A maximum of 13 points can be obtained.

- Paper + paper outline - max. 17 points (15th paper, 2nd outline). Each person should prepare one paper

- To complete the course, student have to take a written exam. (20 points)

Up to 25 Insufficient

26-30 Satisfactory

31-34 Quite good

34-40 Good

41-44 More than good

45-50 Very good

Zakres tematów:

1. Organizational classes

2. Postmodernism

3. J. Habermas' critical theory and theory of communicative action

4. Sociology of P. Bourdieu

5. World-systems theory of I. Wallerstein

6. Power and society according to M. Foucault

7. Feminism and sociology

8. Theories of subjectivity, modernity and risk by A. Giddens and U. Beck

9. Globalization

10. Post-colonialism and sociology

11. Actor-network theory

12. Southern theory and global sociology

13. Sociology and Utopia

14. The future of sociology - public sociology or sociological engineering

Metody dydaktyczne:

multimedia presentation, discussion, consultations, papers, work with theoretical texts

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