[ 505SOZGSWGK15 ] VU Introduction to Social and Economic History

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4 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Social Science Michael John 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)keine
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Sociology 2015S
Objectives After an introduction in thinking in historical dimensions the students shall gain a comprehensive overview concerning the methods of social and economic history, by taking in account the specific requirements of young sociologists.
Subject Overview concerning the contents and the history of the subject "Social and Economic History. knowledge on how to use sources and source repertoires;learning who to interpret the sources in the context of social, economic and cultural history.
Methods and techniques to handle topics with social and economic historical background (bibliographies, citation, researches etc).
Criteria for evaluation Attendance
Homework assignments
Methods Lectures by instructor (introduction, overviews) and permanent embeddings referring to specific themes. Concerning practice: autonomous attemts to research on the part of the students, guidance by indtructor. Offering of practices, preparation of specific topics. Excursions and specific experiences of social and economic historical topics.
Language German
Study material basic literature (not obligatory)

Rolf Walter, Einführung in die Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Köln-Wien-Weimar 2008
Günther Schulz (Hg), Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte : Arbeitsgebiete - Probleme - Perspektiven , Stuttgart 2005
Roman Sandgruber, Ökonomie und Politik. Österreichische Wirtschaftsgeschichte vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart, Wien 2005
Sieder, Reinhard: Was heißt Sozialgeschichte? Brüche und Kontinuitäten in der Aneignung des "Sozialen", in: Sozialgeschichte - Alltagsgeschichte. Historicum. Zeitschrift für Geschichte 19 (1990), 14-23

Changing subject? No
Further information Permanent character, willingness to engage in discussions, no final test
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
1EWUSGVU: VU Introduction to social and economic history (2001W-2014W)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority