Academic year
2020/2021 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
ET0059 (AF:281657 AR:160296)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
2nd Term
Course year
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The course will present the most important sociological theories and their developments
It will be analysed the most important concepts used to understand the links between economy and society.
Students should be able to:
- know the most important sociological theories and their evolutions;
- know the sociological concepts and be able to analyze the characteristics of contemporary society;
- understand the evolution of sociological concepts.
The course is at base level. The student doesn’t need of specific sociological knowledge.
The role of Sociology in the analysis of social phenomena;
Some sociological concepts: social actor, network and exchange, social capital and trust, identity and role, norms and power.
Basic concepts in the methodology of the social research.
R. Collins, Teorie sociologiche, Il Mulino, 2006, capitoli: 2, 5, 6, 7,8, 10
P. Baert, F. Carreira Da Silva, La teoria sociale contemporanea, cap: 4,5,6,7,8
The course took a written test.
The course includes lectures.
A compendium with selected articles and books will be provide during the course.

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Poverty and inequalities" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

This programme is provisional and there could still be changes in its contents.
Last update of the programme: 07/04/2020