Policy and Social Theory - SRAP3000

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: SRAP2002 or SLSP2002

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Social Research and Policy

This course introduces some the key social theories / theorists in the social sciences and illustrates how they can be used to obtain a better understanding of the impact of modernity, the workings of contemporary society and the development and implementation of policy. The first part of the course focuses on the three key classical social theorists, Karl Marx, Max Weber and Emile Durkheim, and the remainder of the course on modern social theory.

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