POL280 Social Theory
Semester: A & B
Module Convenor: Dr Giulia Carabelli
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%), Exam (50%)
Autumn semester only associates: Short Essay - 1500 words (30%), Research Essay – 2000 words (70%)