THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
Sociology 1A: The Sociological Imagination: Individuals and Society (U03814)
This course introduces some of the key ideas of the discipline by examining the relationship between 'individuals' and 'societies'. Among the topics will be the social nature of the self, the influence of groups, gender identities, nationalism and the city.
? This course is not accepting further student enrolments.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 1st year
? Contact Teaching Time : 3 hour(s) per week for 10 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
? Additional Class Information : Plus tutorials.
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students will be able to:
- understand certain key sociological concepts, particularly those which link 'individuals' to 'society, and will have developed an introductory understanding of the relationship between sociological argument and evidence.
One 1500 word essay (40%), one two-hour exam (60%).
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Katie Teague
Dr James Kennedy
Course Website : http://www.sociology.ed.ac.uk/ug/soc1/index.html
School Website : http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/