Society and the Individual

This course examines the ideas and enduring contributions of the giants of modern social theory, including Karl Marx, Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, and Sigmund Freud. Readings will include selections from original works, as well as contemporary essays. Key issues will include the nature of modernity, the direction of social change, and the role of human agency in constructing the "good society." This course serves as a general introduction to sociology. (Not open to second semester juniors or seniors without approval) 2 hrs. lect./1 hr. disc. (Sociology)

12:15pm-1:30pm on Monday, Wednesday (Sep 9, 2013 to Dec 6, 2013)
Axinn Center 229