GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

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Code
66880
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 10841 SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE )
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide the student with the basic categories of sociological analysis

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide the student with the basic categories of sociological analysis needed to understand contemporary reality through the illustration of concepts used by sociology (culture and society, groups, organizations, family, deviance, inequality, education, mobility, migration, Economy, work, power) and analyzing globalization and its influence on everyday life

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To illustrate the concepts used by sociology (culture and society, groups, organizations, family, deviance, inequalities, education, mobility, migration, economy, work, power), analyze globalization and its influence on everyday life

Teaching methods

Front lectures in attendance, with possibility of participation in thematic seminars on the topics discussed, aulaweb.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course provides the basics of sociology, focusing in particular on the following topics:

What is the object of sociology? The formation of modern society; The texture of the social fabric; Culture, identity, socialization; Language and communication. Standards, Deviance and Crime, Layering, Social Classes and Social Mobility, Gender and Age Differences, Breeds, Ethnicities and Nations, Family and Marriage, Education and Education, Economics and Society, Labor, Manufacturing and Consumption, Politics and Administration, Population and Social Organization in Space.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Specific materials in English for foreign students will be provided by the professor. Foreign students must contact the professor at the beginning of the course.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: From Monday to Thursday 12: 00-14: 00 by previous appointment through e-mail to Stefano.poli@unige.it ​

Exam Board

DAVID GIOFRE' (President)

STEFANO POLI (President)

DORIANO SARACINO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Front lectures in attendance, with possibility of participation in thematic seminars on the topics discussed, aulaweb.

LESSONS START

I semester

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

EXAMS

Exam description

Written and oral. Students who intend to take the exam must sign up for “scritto e orale” (“written and oral”) in the appeals indicated in the exam session. Preliminary signing up to examination is compulsory.

Assessment methods

The exam will be realized in written mode (5 open questions, 4 in the manual and 1 in the reading book), with possible oral integration if requested by the professor or the student for further assessment of the preparation.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/09/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

All students are invited to periodically consult the page of this course on the AulaWeb e-learning portal (accessible from the University site or at: http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/). All information and materials related to this course are provided exclusively on that site.