Academic Catalog

SOC341 CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY THEORY

Course Code: 2320341
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. ERDOAN YILDIRIM
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Examines the major approaches in contemporary social and critical theory. It covers approaches such as semiology, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, feminist theory, postcolonial theory, and theorists such as Michel Foucault, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Jacques Derrida, Luce Irigaray, Sigmund Freud, Jacques Lacan, Gayatri Spivak and Edward Said.