SOC104 Beginner's seminar of Introduction to Sociology

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. et Mgr. Jiří Navrátil, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Ing. Radim Marada, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Bc. Martina Nedomová, DiS. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Alica Rétiová (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Roman Vido, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
SOC104/01: Mon 16. 9. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 23. 9. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 30. 9. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 7. 10. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 14. 10. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 21. 10. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 4. 11. 10:00–11:40 PC25, Mon 11. 11. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 18. 11. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 25. 11. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 2. 12. 10:00–11:40 U34, Mon 9. 12. 10:00–11:40 U34
SOC104/02: Mon 16. 9. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 23. 9. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 30. 9. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 7. 10. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 14. 10. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 21. 10. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 4. 11. 14:00–15:40 PC25, Mon 11. 11. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 18. 11. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 25. 11. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 2. 12. 14:00–15:40 U34, Mon 9. 12. 14:00–15:40 U34
SOC104/03: Fri 20. 9. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 27. 9. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 4. 10. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 11. 10. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 18. 10. 14:00–15:40 U35, Fri 25. 10. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 1. 11. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 15. 11. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 22. 11. 14:00–15:40 P31 Posluchárna A. I. Bláhy, Fri 29. 11. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 6. 12. 14:00–15:40 U34, Fri 13. 12. 14:00–15:40 U34
SOC104/04: Thu 19. 9. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 26. 9. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 3. 10. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 10. 10. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 17. 10. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 24. 10. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 31. 10. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 7. 11. 12:00–13:40 PC26, Thu 14. 11. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 21. 11. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 28. 11. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 5. 12. 12:00–13:40 U34, Thu 12. 12. 12:00–13:40 U34
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! NOW ( SOCb1004 Beginner's sem.of Intr.to soc. ) && ! SOCb1004 Beginner's sem.of Intr.to soc.
Course Enrolment Limitations
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Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
understand main topics, theories and discussions in the field of sociological thinking;
apply basic concepts of sociology;
practice the use of critical arguments in academic discussions;
to write position papers and a review article.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able:
(a) to understand basic sociological concepts and theories (b) to connect theoretical knowledge with empirical facts (c) to summarize the main point of sociological texts required for reading (d) to write a short academic essay
Syllabus
  • Sociology as a form of knowledge I: Mills
  • Sociology as a form of knowledge II: Berger
  • Individual and society I: Simmel
  • Individual and society II: Goffman
  • Individual and society III: Bauman
  • Structures of power I: Marx, Engels
  • Structures of power II: Weber
  • Structures of power III: Merton
  • Social change I: Durkheim
  • Social change II: Elias
Literature
  • MILLS, Charles Wright. Sociologická imaginace. Edited by Todd Gitlin, Translated by Václav Dušek. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2002. 310 s. ISBN 80-86429-04-0. info
  • Pozvání do sociologie :humanistická perspektiva. Edited by Peter L. Berger. 2. vyd. Brno: BARRISTER & PRINCIPAL, 2003. 194 s. ISBN 80-85947-90-0. info
  • SIMMEL, Georg. Peníze v moderní kultuře a jiné eseje. Translated by Otakar Vochoč. 2. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2006. 206 s. ISBN 8086429598. info
  • GOFFMAN, Erving. Všichni hrajeme divadlo :sebeprezentace v každodenním životě. Vyd. 1. Praha: Nakladatelství Studia Ypsilon, 1999. 247 s. ISBN 80-902482-4-1. info
  • BAUMAN, Zygmunt. Modernita a holocaust. Translated by Jana Ogrocká. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2003. 331 s. ISBN 80-86429-23-7. info
  • MARX, Karel and Bedřich ENGELS. Vybrané spisy v pěti svazcích. 1. svazek (1843-1849) : Vybrané spisy (Variant). Translated by Bohumil Franěk. 1. vyd. Praha: Svoboda, 1976. 580 s. info
  • WEBER, Max. Autorita, etika a společnost : pohled sociologa do dějin. Translated by Jan J. Škoda. 1. české vyd. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1997. 294 s. ISBN 8020406115. info
  • MERTON, Robert King. Studie ze sociologické teorie. Translated by Jana Ogrocká. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2000. 285 s. ISBN 80-85850-92-3. info
  • DURKHEIM, Émile. Společenská dělba práce. Translated by Pavla Doležalová. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2004. 375 s. ISBN 8073250411. info
  • O procesu civilizace : sociogenetické a psychogenetické studie. Edited by Norbert Elias, Translated by Josef Boček. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2006. 338 s. ISBN 8072038389. info
Teaching methods
Seminars, presentations, group projects.
Assessment methods
presence, presentation, 10 written summaries from reading, a final paper.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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