Academic Catalog

SOC303 SOCIOLOGY OF CHANGE AND TRANSITION I

Course Code: 2320303
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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AATAY TOPAL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Multi-paradigmatic nature of the theories of social/society, social change and modernization will be illustrated through the following concepts and related theories: system differentiation, social and action systems; industrial, democratic and educational revolutions; world system, globalization, information age; material vs. symbolic reproduction / transformation; structuration; capital, habitus and relational structuring of fields and subfields in modern societies.