Sociology 120

Module code SOC 120
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Part 1: The sociology of institutions
An introduction to the social dynamics of institutions such as the family, the state, the economy, religion, education, and civil society, with specific focus on Southern Africa.

Part 2: Social stratification: Race, class and gender
The nature and dynamics of social stratification and inequality will be explored. Race, gender and class are the foci of the section. The South African reality in this regard is highlighted.

Module credits 12.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Law
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 tutorial per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Sociology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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