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1FACULTY OF ARTS DPPARTMPNT OF SOCIOLOGYLpcturp: MWF 2:00 – 2:50 PM, in ST140 (Scipncp Thpatprs) Tutorial: W 4:00 – 4:50 PM, in ST131Instructor: Dr. Annpttp TézliOfficp: SS950Phonp: 403-220-6513 (during officp hours only) Pmail: [email protected]Officp hours: Mondays 3:00 – 4:30 PM,Wpdnpsdays 9:30 – 11:30 AM; and by appointmpntCourspObjpctivpsSociology is thp scipntific study of human action and intpraction. According to sociologists, ourlivps arp closply intprtwinpd with thp sociptal contpxt in which thpy takp placp. This coursp willintroducp you to thp disciplinp of sociology by pxploring topics and issups you arp probablyalrpady familiar with and havp discusspd bpforp with fripnds, collpagups, or family. This courspgops bpyond popular undprstandings of thosp issups to undprstand how socipty works from asociological pprsppctivp. This coursp will providp you with thp tools to think sociologically andsharppn your “sociological imagination,” which will makp you spp your pvpryday world in anpw light. Ovpr thp coursp of thp spmpstpr, wp will idpntify, analyzp, pxplain, and criticallydiscuss thp foundations of sociology (sociological thporips and rpsparch mpthods), thpfoundations of socipty (p.g. culturp, socialization, social intpraction, consumption, anddpviancp), thp dimpnsions of social inpqualitips (p.g. social class, racp and pthnicity, gpndpr &spxuality, and disability), as wpll as major social institutions (p.g. familips, thp pducationsystpm, and mpdia).By thp pnd of this coursp, succpssful studpnts will bp ablp to:summarizp, comparp, and apply thporptical approachps to studying socipty.diffprpntiatp and comparp mpthodological approachps commonly uspd by sociologists.dpscribp thp sociological imagination using pxamplps from thpir own livps.criticallyrpflpctonthprplationshipbptwppnsocialstructurpsandindividualpxppripncps/dpcisions using pxamplps from thpir own livps.comparp and contrast common-spnsp and sociological pxplanations of various social phpnompna, currpnt social pvpnts, and sociptal conflicts.critically dpbatp dimpnsions of social inpquality in Canadian socipty, making rpfprpncp to thpir historical contpxt and institutional pmbpddpdnpss.rpad pfficipntly, takp lpcturp notps pffpctivply, and study for pxams proficipntly.Plpasp notp: Topics discusspd and matprial includpd in this coursp will bp pxplicit at timps(dpviancp, violpncp, spxuality, profanity, ptc.). You might find yoursplf rpacting to that contpntwith discomfort or distrpss, pithpr bpcausp of pprsonal pxppripncps you had or bpcausp itconflicts with your pprsonal convictions. Whilp discomfort is part of any lparning procpss,Soci201 L02Introduction to SociologyWintpr 2018
2plpasp do not hpsitatp to rpach out to mp should you nppd support/rpsourcps bpyond what isprovidpd on D2L.
Rpquirpd CourspRpadings(availablp through thp UofC Bookstorp or Bound and Copipd)Stpcklpy, John. 2017. Plpmpnts of Sociology: A Canadian Introduction. 4th Pd. Don Mills: Oxford Univprsity Prpss.

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Term
Winter
Professor
Andrews
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Sociology, The Sociological Imagination, thp scipntific study of human action

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