Wesleyan Home Page
WesMaps Home Page
Course Search by CID
Academic Year 2005/2006
Sociology and Social Theory
SOC 212 SP
Through close reading, discussion and active interpretation, the course will critically examine the basic writings of classical and contemporary social theorists who have influenced the practice of sociology.
Karl Marx, CAPITAL
Friedrich Nietzsche, ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS
Sigmund Freud, THREE ESSAYS ON THE THEORY OF SEXUALITY
George Simmel, THE CONFLICT IN MODERN CULTURE
Max Weber, THE PROTESTANT ETHIC AND THE
SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM
Durkheim, THE ELEMENTARY FORMS OF RELIGIOUS LIFE
Contemporary Theory Selections from Charles Lemert, ed., SOCIAL THEORY
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly Reading Journals, three essays, full participation.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Students must have had SOC 151 to enroll in this course. This course is open to majors only.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
SOC151 OR SOC152
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Lemert,Charles C.
- Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: PAC421;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 20)
- SR. major: X Jr. major: 20
- SR. non-major: X Jr. non-major: X SO: 0 FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Ethical Reasoning, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email
Copyright Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459