General and family sociology (2009/2010)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
SOCIOLOGIA 6 SPS/07-GENERAL SOCIOLOGY See the unit page See the unit page
SOCIOLOGIA DELLA FAMIGLIA 3 SPS/08-SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION See the unit page See the unit page

Learning outcomes

Module: SOCIOLOGIA DELLA FAMIGLIA
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the course wants to initiate the student to think upon the family in sociological words. Through classics and contemporaries approaches of analysis the course wants to underline the more relevant family issues.


Module: SOCIOLOGIA
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Through an analysis of the work of some classical sociologists (Tocqueville, Durkheim, Weber) and the one of more modern thinkers (Parsons, Goffman and Luhmann), the course aims at presenting the main theoretical problems faced by sociological thought.

Syllabus

Module: SOCIOLOGIA DELLA FAMIGLIA
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the course, through the study of the principal sociological approaches, will provide theoretical and methodological instruments to analyse the family. Then through the relational approach, that considers the family as a living system, the course wants to analyse the relationship between complex society and family’s changements.

Testi per l’esame:
- Donati P., Di Nicola P., Lineamenti di sociologia della famiglia, Carocci, Roma, 2002


Module: SOCIOLOGIA
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Bobbio N., La teoria politica di Thomas Hobbes, in Id. Thomas Hobbes, Einaudi, Torino
Aron R., Le tappe del pensiero sociologico, Mondadori, Milano (chapters on Weber, Tocqueville, Durkheim only)
Prandini R., Talcott Parsons e la cultura della società, in Id. (a cura di), Talcott Parsons, Mondadori, Milano
Addario N., Teoria dei sostietmi sociali e modernità, Carocci, Roma (first part only)

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: SOCIOLOGIA DELLA FAMIGLIA
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Oral test.



Module: SOCIOLOGIA
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Written test