Academic Catalog

SOC218 SOCIAL CLASS AND MOBILITY

Course Code: 2320218
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Sociology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HEDYE SBEL KALAYCIOLU
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Inequality, stratification and mobility in relation to social position. Types and dimensions of social inequality. Theories of social stratification. Different types of social strata; class, caste, estate, status, power elite. The underprivileged and the lower strata. Relations among social classes. Bases and mechanisms of social status, individual, group and stratum mobility.