Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 University Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 University Bulletin
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SOC 409 - Contemporary Social Theory

3 hours
A critical examination of social theory from the Chicago school to the present. Consideration will be given to interactionist, ethnomethodological, structuralist, critical, feminist, rational choice, and postmodern perspectives, with special emphasis on the legacy of Robert Merton, C. Wright Mills, and Erving Goffman, as well as Dorothy Smith, Anthony Giddens, and Patricia Hill Collins.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 110  and junior standing, or consent of instructor.



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