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Sociology: Classical and Contemporary Theory

Advanced level Master Course. 15 credits. Sociology. AUTUMN.
SOCN03, Sociology: Classical and Contemporary Theory, 15 credits
Sociologi: Klassisk och modern teori, 15 högskolepoäng

The course intends to give an advanced understanding of classical and modern sociological theory. Strong emphasis is placed on the reading of original texts, as well as on the comparison of different sociological concepts and theorising. Further it is sought to display sociological theories' relevance for an understanding of the general processes of change that characterise modern societies.

The teaching consists of lectures, group discussions, supervision and seminars. Group discussions and seminars are compulsory.

The course is a compulsory course within the master´s programme in Sociology SASCO and is also offered as a single subject course.


Schedule Autumn 2018
Literature (valid from Autumn 2018)
Live@Lund (for admitted students)

Department of Sociology
Lund University
Visiting address: Paradisgatan 5, House G, Lund
Postal address: Box 114 , SE-221 00 LUND, SWEDEN
Telephone: Student Office +46 46-222 88 44, Lund University Switchboard +46 46-222 00 00

Faculty of Social Sciences