GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

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Last update 01/08/2020 18:34
Code
66880
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 10841 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES)
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.

In case of impossibility to realize front lessons due to the Covid-19 emergency, it will try, compatibly with the evolution of the situation, to organize face-to-face meetings with small groups

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. ​

Ricevimento:   In case of impossibility to receive students in attendance it will be adopted the Teams platform.always by previous appointment through e-mail to Valeria.pandolfini@unige.it    

Exam Board

STEFANO POLI (President)

DORIANO SARACINO

VALERIA SILVIA PANDOLFINI (President Substitute)

LUCA ONNIS (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

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

In case of impossibility to realize front lessons due to the Covid-19 emergency, it will try, compatibly with the evolution of the situation, to organize face-to-face meetings with small groups

LESSONS START

I semester

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.

In case of impossibility to realize the exam in attendance due to the Covid-19 emergency, the exam will be realized in oral form through the Teams platform

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.

In case of impossibility to realize the exam in attendance due to the Covid-19 emergency, the exam will be realized in oral form through the Teams platform (5 open questions, 4 regarding the manual and 1 regarding the reading book)

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.