Academic Catalog

SOC643 ADV. ISSUES IN SOCIOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE

Course Code: 2320643
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Sociology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HASAN NAL NALBANTOLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

An understanding of the dynamic relations between ideas, ideologies, norms and values; social groups and strata. Reading of classical theorists in the sociology of knowledge. The role of ideas, norms and values in the constitution of historically-determinate social formations and civilization complexes. The relationships between knowledge and everyday life.