Sociology 320

Module code SOC 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Part 1: Rural and urban sociology

This section considers the relationship between the rural and urban, against the backdrop of the emergence and development of both capitalism in its various guises and globalisation within the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the global North and South. Questions on the nature of social interaction in communities, changing ways of relating, inequality and livelihoods, collective action, local cultures and modernities are considered.

Part 2: Sociology of religion

This section looks at religion and secularism in social context. Specific emphasis is placed on religion and secularism as forces for social change.

Module credits 30.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites SOC 210, SOC 220(GS)
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Sociology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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