General sociology and sociology of cultural processes - SOCIOLOGIA SC (I) (2019/2020)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Marco Carradore
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Sem 2B dal Apr 6, 2020 al May 30, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This course is designed to provide students with a basic introduction to sociology and research methods in the social sciences.

Skills Expected at the end of the course
Demonstrate command of knowledge in the field of sociology and prove research competence.


The curriculum will include topics such as cultural structures, media and communication, socialization and life cycle, marriage and family, inequality, education, politics, public life and state. Methods (qualitative and quantitative) and Research.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Budon R. Metodologia della ricerca sociologica il Mulino 2003 9788815088833
Alexander J. C., Thompson K. Sociologia il Mulino 2010 9788815138408 Capitoli: 1; 2; 3; 5; 6; 11; 15.

Assessment methods and criteria

Writing Exam (Multiple Choice Questions).

The syllabus is the same for the attending and non-attending class students
Erasmus students are kindly invited to contact the teacher.