First-Year Seminar: From Modernity to Postmodernity and Beyond: An Introduction to Social Theory
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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.
Theory course.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for INTP
Fall 2017. Muñoz.
Fall 2018. Muñoz.
Catalog chapter: Sociology and Anthropology  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/sociology-anthropology


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