POL280 Social Theory
Semester: A & B
Module Convenor: Prof Ray Kiely
This module provides students with an advanced introduction to central theories and and concepts in Sociology, from nineteenth and early twentieth century theorists through to the present day. This will include consideration of the work of Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Du Bois, Adorno, through to more recent work by Foucault, Butler, Mitchell, Bauman, Stuart Hall and Beck.
Assessment: Critical Reflection – 1500 words (20%), Research Essay – 2500 words (30%, 3 hour Exam (50%)