Introduction to Sociology (SILS) 2017
1. About this course
This is an introductory course to contemporary sociology for beginners. In this course, basic concepts and ideas of contermporary sociology will be explained.
Anthony Giddens and Philop Sutton, Essential Concepts in Sociology, 2014, Polity Press, 2nd edition
You can buy this book at the coop book shop.
We will read the textbook every session. Students must bring the book every time.
10/05 1. Thinking Sociologically
10/12 2. Doing Sociology
10/19 3. Environment and Urbanism
10/26 4. Structures of Society
11/09 5. Unequal Life Chances
11/16 Examination and Review: The exam is not an open-book system. You cannot read the textbook during the exam.
11/23 6. Relationships and the Life Course
11/30 7. Interaction and Communication
12/07 8. Health, Illness and the Body
12/14 9. Crime and Social Control
12/21 10. Political Sociology
01/11 Additional articles 1 (6.11MB)
01/18 Additional articles 2 (5.76MB)
01/25 Examination (Chapter 6-10 and Additional articles 1,2)
The exam is not an open-book system. You cannot read the textbook during the exam.
Grading will be conducted with 2 exams. If you are goint to take this course, please get the textbook.