GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

Sociologia GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

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DIPARTIMENTO DI STUDI POLITICI E SOCIALI
EQF6
SOCIOLOGY
2022/2023



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 2
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
AUTUMN SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
960LESSONS
ExamDate
SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE21/02/2023 - 09:00
SOCIOLOGIA GENERALE21/02/2023 - 09:00
Objectives
EDUCATIONAL AIMS
THE AIM OF THIS COURSE IS TO INTRODUCE THE STUDENT TO THE SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OF SOME CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGICAL OF GLOBALIZATION PARADIGMS AND THEORIES, ENCOURAGING THEIR UNDERSTANDING AND APPLICATION OF THE COGNITIVE CONCEPTS AND TOOLS OF SOCIOLOGICAL DISCIPLINE, BASED ON THE READING OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PHENOMENA AND THE RESOLUTION OF CONCRETE PROBLEMS IN THE WORKPLACE.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
STUDENTS MUST HAVE ACQUIRED ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE OF THE DISCIPLINES OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AREA AND BE ABLE TO DEVELOP APPROPRIATE ANALYZES OF THE PHENOMENA THEY STUDY BY EFFECTIVELY APPLYING PARADIGMS AND CONCEPTS OF SOCIOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE.

ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
THE COURSE AIMS TO FOSTER IN STUDENTS THE ABILITY TO CRITICALLY APPLY THE THEORETICAL AND CONCEPTUAL TOOLS LEARNED, ALSO WITH REFERENCE TO THE METHOD AND TECHNIQUES OF ANALYSIS AND TO KNOW HOW TO PLAN, ORGANIZE AND MANAGE DATABASES OF INFORMATIVE AND DOCUMENTAL DATA.
Prerequisites
NESSUNO
Contents
THE EDUCATIONAL AIM OF THE TEACHING OF GENERAL SOCIOLOGY IT IS TO REFLECT ON GLOBALIZATION, TO QUESTION THE FUTURE IN A SITUATION OF PROFOUND UNCERTAINTY, CAUSED BY THE CHANGE IN THE HORIZONS OF ASSOCIATED LIFE.
THE BASIC IDEA OF TEACHING IS TO LINK THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIOLOGY TO THE CONCEPTS OF SOCIETY, OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND OF MODERNITY, CONFIGURING ITSELF AS A CLASSROOM STUDY OF SOCIOLOGY IN AN ERA OF GLOBALIZATION. IT IS STRUCTURED IN AN INSTITUTIONAL PART AND IN A MONOGRAPHIC PART DEDICATED TO EUROPE.

FIRST PART: WITHOUT RENOUNCING TO A PHILOLOGICALLY ANCHORED RECONSTRUCTION, HERE ARE ILLUSTRATED THE ABILITY OF CLASSICAL AUTHORS TO HAVE BEEN ABLE TO ANTICIPATE THE SOCIAL TRANSFORMATIONS OF TODAY: FROM THE PHENOMENA OF GLOBALIZATION AND THE METAMORPHOSIS OF CAPITALISM, TO THE RELATIONAL AND SOCIETAL DYNAMICS OF MODERN SOCIETIES, COMPLEX AND PLURAL.

SECOND PART: THIS PART INSTEAD ILLUSTRATES THE FOUNDATIONS OF A SOCIOLOGY OF EUROPE.
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE WILL USE TRADITIONAL TEACHING METHODS, ORAL EXPOSITION OF THE TOPICS, AS WELL AS INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES, WITH THE HELP OF ELECTRONIC TOOLS. IT WILL, HOWEVER, ALSO PROMOTE COMMUNICATION IN THE CLASSROOM BY STRONGLY SUPPORTING DISCUSSION AND THE INTERVENTION OF THE STUDENTS, SO AS TO FACILITATE THEIR ACTIVE AND ENGAGING SKILLS. FINALLY, THE COURSE AIMS TO FACILITATE STUDENTS' LEARNING ABILITY BY ACTIVATING THE POSSIBLE CHANNELS OF COMMUNICATION TO ENHANCE THEIR INVOLVEMENT AND LAND INCREASE THEIR LEVEL OF ATTENTION.
Verification of learning
THE EVALUATION OF LEARNING WILL TAKE PLACE THROUGH THE ORAL INTERVIEW ON THE CONTENTS OF THE COURSE. THE VOTE, EXPRESSED IN THIRTIETHS MORE EVENTUAL 'DISTINCTION', IS DETERMINED BY THE LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE FOR EACH OF THE FOLLOWING DIMENSIONS OF THE ORAL EXPOSITION: COMMUNICATION SKILLS, CRITICAL-DESCRIPTIVE SKILLS OF THE QUESTIONS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION, APPROPRIATENESS OF DEFINITIONS AND THEORETICAL REFERENCES, MASTERY OF CONTENTS. THE 'DISTINCTION' IS GIVEN WHEN THE CANDIDATE DEMONSTRATES SIGNIFICANT MASTERY OF THE METHODOLOGIES AND TOOLS AND SHOWS REMARKABLE OWNERSHIP OF LANGUAGE AND AUTONOMOUS PROCESSING SKILLS.
Texts
F. ANTONELLI, TECNOCRAZIA E DEMOCRAZIA, L'ASINO D'ORO, ROMA, 2019
M. RAMPAZI, DILEMMI GLOBALI, EGEA, MILANO, 2021
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