SOC409 Social stratification research

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Katrňák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Tomáš Doseděl, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Tomáš Katrňák, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Wed 10:00–11:40 U34
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 3/20, only registered: 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course examines concepts of social and economic inequality, social class, gender, ethnicity. The course introduces their empirical indications and their impact on the forms of social structures in contemporary Czech Republic and countries of western Europe.
Learning outcomes
- to summarise the history of social stratification research - to indicate the basic dimensions of social and economic inequalities - to apply social stratification variables in explanation of social phenomena - to understand social stratification as the basic phenomenon of modern societies
Syllabus
  • 1. Introduction to the course 2. Basic concepts of social stratification research 3. Social inequality, its measurement and development 4. Labor market position: social class and ISEI 5. Social stratification research - four generations of researchers 6. Social mobility and social fluidity 7. Explaining social fluidity: macro and micro explanation 9. The theory of educational inequalities 10. Theory of MMI, EMI and education as a positional good 11. Social stratification and demography 12. Marital homogamy and assortative mating as indicators of social inequalities 13. Social stratification: summary of procedures and results
Literature
    required literature
  • KATRŇÁK, Tomáš. Třídní analýza a sociální mobilita. 1. vyd. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury (CDK), 2005. 211 s. ISBN 8073250675. info
  • KATRŇÁK, Tomáš. Odsouzeni k manuální práci : vzdělanostní reprodukce v dělnické rodině. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2004. 190 s. ISBN 8086429296. info
  • KREJČÍ, Jindřich. Cesty k datům : zdroje a management sociálněvědních dat v České republice. Edited by Yana Leontiyeva. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologický ústav AV ČR, 2012. 469 s. ISBN 9788073302047. info
Teaching methods
Teaching is realized in the form of lectures, seminars and student presentations.
Assessment methods
The course is concluded by the written exam.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět nebude vyučován pokud si ho zapíše méně než 5 studujících.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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