GENERAL SOCIOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY OF SOCIAL SURVEY

GENERAL SOCIOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY OF SOCIAL SURVEY

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Last update 09/07/2020 13:03
Code
98934
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 9274 Product and nautical design (L-4) GENOVA

8 credits during the 2nd year of 8694 Sciences of architecture (L-17) GENOVA

8 credits during the 3nd year of 8694 Sciences of architecture (L-17) GENOVA

8 credits during the 1st year of 8694 Sciences of architecture (L-17) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Product and nautical design)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

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), analyzing globalization and its influence on everyday life, illustrating strategies, techniques and tools of social research

AIMS AND CONTENT

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

To provide students with the basic concepts of strategies, techniques and tools of social research.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To be able to understand 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

To be able to understand the basic concepts of strategies, techniques and tools of social research.

PREREQUISITES

Basic linguistic knowledge, ability to make connections, minimal notions of history and the main political and social changes that have occurred in the modern era.

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. In case of impossibility to receive students in attendance it will be adopted the Teams platform. ​

Exam Board

STEFANO POLI (President)

MARIO ZIGNEGO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

LESSONS START

Second semester

ORARI

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

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.

 

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.