Course: Sociology

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Course title Sociology
Course code KFL/SOC*T
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Jetmarová Jana, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Hrabáková Luďka, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Brabec Martin, Mgr. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
A: 1. Introduction. 2. Basics of sociological theories. 3. Basic paradigms of sociological theories. 4. Nature and culture. 5. Social order and individuality. 6. Needs, norms, values. 7. Conformity and social control, soc. institutions. 8. Soc. groups. 9. Soc. stratification and mobility. 10. Basic principles of soc. research. B: 1. Introduciton. 2. Basic paradigms of social theories. 3. Nature and science. 4. Social order and individuality - socialization, social interaction, role, family, gender. 5. Social institutions, organizations. 6. Social stratification and mobility. 7. Basics of sociological research.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming)
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course is focused on the elementary understanding of sociological theories and perspectives. Absolvent of the course should learn the basic sociological terminology; understand the main sociological concepts and their application in the studied specialization. The goal of the course is ability of sociological perspective in understanding social reality and ability of its using in critical analysis of social phenomenon.
The students will acknowledge themselves with the informations acording to the goal and the matter of the course.
Prerequisites
Preconditions are frased in the annotation of the course and in the curriculum of the studying programme.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

active attendance, 7-10 pages seminar work and its presentation, exam
Recommended literature
  • Kombinované studium. Havlík, R., Úvod do sociologie, Karolinum, Praha, 1997 -Giddens, A., Sociologie, Argo, Praha, 1999, s. 85-108 -Bauman, Z., Myslet sociologicky, Slon, Praha, 1997, s. 7-23 -Buriánek, J., Sociologie, Fortuna, Praha, 1996, s. 32-45, 72-77, 95-109.
  • Kombinované studium. Havlík, R., Úvod do sociologie, Karolinum, Praha, 1997 -Keller, J., Úvod do sociologie, Slon, Praha, 1992 -Giddens, A., Sociologie, Argo, Praha, 1999 -Berger, P.L., Pozvání do sociologie, FMO, Praha, 1991 -Bauman, Z., Myslet sociologicky, Slon, Praha, 1997 -Petrusek, M., Sociologie, SPN, Praha, 1992 Sociologický výzkum: -Disman, M., Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost, Karolinum, Praha, 1993 -Šubrt, J. a kol., Kapitoly ze sociologie veřejného mínění, Karolinum, Praha, 2000 Přehledová literatura: -Velký sociologický slovník I., II., Karolinum, Praha, 1996 -Školy, směry, paradigmata, Slon a AV ČR, Praha, 1994 -Sociologický časopis, AV ČR, Praha.
  • Prezenční studium. Havlík, R., Úvod do sociologie, Karolinum, Praha, 1997 Keller, J., Úvod do sociologie, Slon, Praha, 1992 Giddens, A., Sociologie, Argo, Praha, 1999 Berger, P.L., Pozvání do sociologie, FMO, Praha, 1991 Bauman, Z., Myslet sociologicky, (netradiční uvedení do sociologie), Slon, Praha, 1997 Petrusek, M., Sociologie, SPN, 1992 Friedlanderová, H., Tuček, M., Češi na prahu nového tisíciletí, Slon, Praha, 2000 Večerník, J., Zpráva o vývoji české společnosti 1989 - 1998, Argo, Praha, 1998 Sociologický výzkum: Disman, M., Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost, Karolinum, Praha, 1993 Prudký, L., Sociologie a marketing, TU, Liberec, 1997 Šubrt, J. a kol., Kapitoly ze sociologie veřejného mínění, Karolinum, Praha, 1998. &, &.
  • Prezenční studium. Velký sociologický slovník I., II., Karolinum, Praha, 1996 Školy, směry, paradigmata, Slon a AV ČR, Praha, 1994 Sociologický časopis, AV ČR, Praha.


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