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||Mihai Pascaru Pag
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Know the main contemporary sociological theories and the way they associate to the practical approaches and research.
Understand the main thesis and directions of the contemporary sociological theories.
Develop the capacity to approach the problems of social realities from different perspectives.
Course Entry Requirements:
Structural Functionalism; The Sociological Phenomenology; The symbolic Interactionalism; The Dramaturgical Model in Sociology; Ethno-Methodology and Cognitive Sociology; The Actionalism (Touraine); The Methodological Individualism; The Individualist Constructivism (Bourdieu).
Lecture, conversation, exemplification
Know the main concepts and thesis of the contemporarry sociological theory
Be able to choose and support the adequate theory for adressing a given social problem
Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:
Written paper –– 60%; continuous assessment – 40%.
George Ritzer, Jeffrey N. Stepnisky,
Modern Sociological Theory, Sage Publications
, New York
Neil J. Smelser,
Sociological Theory - A Contemporary View: How To Read, Criticize and Do Theory, Quid Pro
, New Orleans
Sociology, Polity Press