SOC 205 Contemporary Sociological Theory

This course introduces the most influential paradigms of the 20th century. These include the American structural-functionalist paradigm the rational choice model the elite school various neo-Marxist arguments (including the theory of the world system as well as the culturalist Frankfurt school) and the symbolic interactionist paradigm. We conclude the course with an introduction to postmodernist theory. The course emphasizes critical analysis.

Credits

4 units

Prerequisite

SOC 101