[ 905VAG1AG1S21 ] SE (*)Soziologische Vertiefung: Arbeit und Gesellschaft 1

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6 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Social Science Roland Atzmüller 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
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Pre-requisites (*)keine Oder Zulassung zum Masterstudium Politische Bildung
Original study plan Master's programme Sociology 2022W
Objectives Students acquire in-depth knowledge about theoretical approaches and central empirical insights to analyse and evaluate historical and contemporary transformations of (different forms of) work and society. The emphasis of the Sociological focus will be put on transformations of work in the context of technological as well as social developments. Students will be able to work with knowledge from different fields of sociology to analyse a specific problem of these fields and to write a seminar paper.
Subject In-depth knowledge about sociological theories and empirical insights about transformations of work and society (focus: technological changes and social developments) in different social spheres such as employment, organisations, family, health systems, care, migration, social policy, development, etc. Concrete contents will vary.
Criteria for evaluation Seminar paper, presentation, participation in discussions
Methods This Sociological Focus Seminar will convey theoretical knowledge and empirical insights and apply them to certain problems of the outlined fields. Methods of learning will be presentations, group work, discussions…
Language German
Study material Literature will be provided according to the concrete topic of the seminar.
Changing subject? No
Further information The Sociological Focus: Work and Society 1 can be certified for the Sociological Specialisation Work and Society of the Master Curriculum of sociology. For further information, see §6 of the Master Curriculum. The seminar is held in a digital format alternately (for further information please consult the course plan of the actual semester)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority