General Sociology (2019/2020)

 

PROGRAM

PART ONE: EPISTEMOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
The origin of the sociology and its epistemological status. The modern science and its scientific paradigms. Verificationism vs Falsificationism. Epistemology, methodology and social theory. Main sociological paradigms. Quantitative and qualitatives methods.

PART TWO: CONCEPTS, SUBJECTS AND SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES
Culture, institutions and cultural processes – Power, social action and social structures – Social interactions, groups and socialization – Migrations and ethnicity – Gender and sexuality (with references to the sociology of families) – Social stratification and inequlities in the globalization era – Politics and Economics – Social changes, social movements and globalization – Classical Sociological Perspective – The main sociological perspectives: functionalism, conflictualism, interactionism.

PART THREE: SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY AND GLOBALIZATION
Zygmunt Bauman: critical sociology and engagment in the globalization era – Ulrick Beck: sociology of the risk and the new cosmopolitism – Pierre Bourdieu: structuralism costructivism and relational sociology – Alain Touraine: modernity, subject, movements.

PARTE FOUR: SCIENCE, TECHNIQUE AND POWER
Science, technology, society and power: technocracy – Who are “the technocrats”? – Social Datification and technocracy – Rationality, rationalization and technocracy.

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Attending Students:

Part one and two:
– CROTEAU D.,HOYNES W. (2018), SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE. TEMI, STRUMENTI, CONCETTI, NEW ITALIAN EDITION (EDS. BY) ANTONELLI F., ROSSI E. MC GRAW HILL EDUCATION, MILANO [NO CHAPTERS 10 and 11].
– “CONNECT” E “SMARTBOOK”, DIGITAL PLATFORM ATTACHED WITH CROTEAU D.,HOYNES W. (2018), SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE. TEMI, STRUMENTI, CONCETTI, NEW ITALIAN EDITION (EDS. BY) ANTONELLI F., ROSSI E. MC GRAW HILL EDUCATION, MILANO.

part three:
– GHISLENI M. PRIVITERA W. (2009), SOCIOLOGIE CONTEMPORANEE, UTET, TORINO [NO CHAPTER 4].

part four:
– ANTONELLI F. (2019), TECNOCRAZIA, DEMOCRAZIA E SOCIETA’ DIGITALE, L’ASINO D’ORO, ROMA.

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EXAM PAPERS

Attending Students:

part one and two:
– CROTEAU D.,HOYNES W. (2018), SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE. TEMI, STRUMENTI, CONCETTI, NEW ITALIAN EDITION (EDS. BY) ANTONELLI F., ROSSI E. MC GRAW HILL EDUCATION, MILANO [NO CHAPTERS 10 and 11].
– “CONNECT” E “SMARTBOOK”, DIGITAL PLATFORM ATTACHED WITH CROTEAU D.,HOYNES W. (2018), SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE. TEMI, STRUMENTI, CONCETTI, NEW ITALIAN EDITION (EDS. BY) ANTONELLI F., ROSSI E. MC GRAW HILL EDUCATION, MILANO.

part three:
– GHISLENI M. PRIVITERA W. (2009), SOCIOLOGIE CONTEMPORANEE, UTET, TORINO [NO CHAPTER 4].

part four:
– ANTONELLI F. (2019), TECNOCRAZIA, DEMOCRAZIA E SOCIETA’ DIGITALE, L’ASINO D’ORO, ROMA.

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Not Attending Students:

part one and two:
– CROTEAU D.,HOYNES W. (2018), SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE. TEMI, STRUMENTI, CONCETTI, NEW ITALIAN EDITION (EDS. BY) ANTONELLI F., ROSSI E. MC GRAW HILL EDUCATION, MILANO [NO CHAPTERS 10 and 11].
– COLLINS R. (2006), TEORIE SOCIOLOGICHE, BOLOGNA, IL MULINO [NO CHAPTERS 9 AND 10].

part three:
– GHISLENI M. PRIVITERA W. (2009), SOCIOLOGIE CONTEMPORANEE, UTET, TORINO [NO CHAPTER 4].

part four:
– ANTONELLI F. (2019), TECNOCRAZIA, DEMOCRAZIA E SOCIETA’ DIGITALE, L’ASINO D’ORO, ROMA.