SOCI 004B. First-Year Seminar: From Modernity to Postmodernity and Beyond: An Introduction to Social Theory
An account of the rise and development of social theory. The first part of the seminar is a discussion of the ideas about society and culture by such influential theorists as Marx, Weber, Durkheim and Freud. The second part is a discussion of the works by key contemporary theorists such as Adorno, Benjamin, Goffman, Geertz, and Foucault. Among the topics covered are: race and ethnicity, culture and sexuality, globalization and science.
Eligible for INTP
Fall 2017. Muñoz.
Fall 2018. Muñoz.
Fall 2019. Muñoz.
Catalog chapter: Sociology and Anthropology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/sociology-anthropology