SOC 110 A: Survey Of Sociology

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Summer Term: 
Full-term
Meeting Time: 
TTh 1:10pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
EEB 054
SLN: 
13424
Instructor:
Frank Edwards

Syllabus Description:

Course Meeting:

TTH 110-320

EEB 054

Office Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday before class

Set appointments at: https://goo.gl/wnhveK

Email: FEdwards@uw.edu

Schedule

DATE

TOPIC

READING

ASSIGNMENTS

6/23

Introduction to the course

 

 

6/25

What is Sociology?

Mills,

Sampson, Foreword and Ch 1

Quiz 1

6/30

Social Science

Sampson, Ch 2

Quiz 2

7/2

Empirical Social Evidence

Sampson, Ch 3

Quiz 3, Presentations Begin

7/7

Core Theories: Norms and Moral Order

Merton

 

Quiz 4

7/9

Core Theories:

Power and Conflict

Marx and Engels, Desmond

 

Quiz 5

7/14

Core Theories: Rational Action

Hechter and Kanizawa

 

Quiz 6

7/16

Core Theories: Social Construction of Reality

Berger and Luckmann

Sampson, Ch 5

Quiz 7

7/21

Applying Theories: Crime and Deviance

Sampson, Ch 6-7

Quiz 8

7/23

Applying Theories: Social Control

Sampson, Ch 8-9

Quiz 9

7/28

Stratification: Class and Gender

 

Paper 1

 

7/30

Stratification: Race

Western and Pettit

Sampson, Ch 10

Quiz 11

8/4

Social Construction: Gender

West and Zimmerman,

Sampson, Ch 11

Quiz 12

8/6

Social Construction: Race

DuBois, Chapter 1

Bonilla-Silva

 

Quiz 13

8/11

Social Determinants of Health

Lee and Turney

Sampson, Ch 13

Quiz 14

8/13

Organization of Medical/ Social Services

Healy

Sampson, Ch 14

 

8/18

Wrap up

Sampson, Ch 15

 

Quiz 15

8/20

No class: Papers due

 

Paper 2

 

 

Catalog Description: 
Human interaction, social institutions, social stratification, socialization, deviance, social control, social and cultural change. Course content may vary, depending upon instructor.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 29, 2016 - 1:28pm