[ 505POLSVERS15 ] SE Sociology of Politics: Advanced Studies

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6 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Social Science Roland Atzmüller 3 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)VU Grundlagen der speziellen Soziologie: Politische Soziologie ODER Zulassung zum Masterstudium Soziologie ODER Zulassung zum Masterstudium Sozialwirtschaft ODER Zulassung zum Masterstudium Politische Bildung.
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Sociology 2022W
Objectives The course in Advanced Studies in Sociology of Politics specialises in a specific topic. For the topic in question the focus will be put on the political constitution of social relations. An emphasis will be put on contemporary problems of societies or current social developments. Students will acquire in-depth knowledge about connections between social and political relations, their structures and dynamics, institutions and actors. A focus will be put on the contested character of societies and social developments. They will learn to apply different theories and concepts to the contested dynamics of modern societies and to develop empirical questions.
Subject topics will vary
Criteria for evaluation Attendance on a regular basis; joint lecture of selected papers, discussions, presentation, seminar paper
Methods joint lecture of selected papers, discussions, presentations, seminar paper
Language German
Study material Literature will be provided at the beginning of the semester
Changing subject? Yes
Corresponding lecture (*)2SPAVU: VU Politische Soziologie: Ausgewählte Aspekte (3 ECTS)
2SPSE: SE Politische Soziologie: Zentrale Themen (4,5 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority