Sociology (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00724
Name of lecturer
Luca Mori
Number of ECTS credits allocated
7
Academic sector
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. II A, Sem. II B

Lesson timetable

Sem. II A
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 3  
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 3  
Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 3  
Sem. II B
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 3  
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 3  
Thursday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 3  

Learning outcomes

The course is aimed at introducing the main conceptual tools of sociology trough which social reality is conceived as a sui generis reality. Examples of concrete sociological analysis will be also given with particular attention to inequalities, discriminations, marginalities. After this course, students will be able to distinguish between the different problems that social theory has articulated during the time and the different solutions strategy.

Syllabus

Parte introduttiva
-problemi sociali e problemi sociologici
-senso comune e sapere sociologico
-il concetto di ruolo e di distanza dal ruolo

Parte istituzionale
-Alexis de Toqueville
-Auguste Comte
-Émile Durkheim
-Max Weber
-Karl Marx
-Vilfredo Pareto
-Talcott Parsons

Parte monografica
-La teoria dei sistemi sociali

Texts for the examination:
 Aron R., Le tappe del pensiero sociologico, Mondadori, Milano, 1998 (i capitoli su Toqueville, Comte, Durkheim, Marx, Weber, Pareto).
 Munch R., Talcott Parsons. Una teoria dell’azione, “Sociologia e politiche sociali”, 3, 1999
 Addario N., Teoria dei sistemi sociali e modernità, Carrocci, Roma 2003

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.