OVp024 Sociology 1 - lecture

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Barbora Vacková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Barbora Vacková, Ph.D.
Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Timetable
each even Thursday 12:00–13:50 učebna 30
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( OVp025 Sociology 1-Seminar )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course introduces basic sociological concepts and theories. It will focus primarily on the sociology of the family, and education. The aim of the course is to coach students to be able to think about its profession, about the historical as well as recent phenomena in sociologically relevant and critical contexts. The course focuses therefore on the sociological concepts of social roles, norms and values, conformity and deviance, disciplination, social stratification and its reproduction through the educational system.
Learning outcomes
The course introduces basic sociological concepts and theories. It will focus primarily on the sociology of the family, and education. The aim of the course is to coach students to be able to think about its profession, about the historical as well as recent phenomena in sociologically relevant and critical contexts. The course focuses therefore on the sociological concepts of social roles, norms and values, conformity and deviance, disciplination, social stratification and its reproduction through the educational system.
Syllabus
  • •The emergence of sociology, what it is and what it deals with. •What is society: nature, culture, and language. •The methodology of social sciences. •Social stratification and inequality, gender, roles of men and women in society. •Identity, nation, and ethnicity. •Sociology of family and housing. •Power in society.
Literature
    required literature
  • Nerovnosti ve vzdělávání : od měření k řešení. Edited by Josef Basl - Petr Matějů - Jana Straková - Arnošt Veselý. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství (Slon), 2010. 495 s. ISBN 9788074190322. info
  • JARKOVSKÁ, Lucie, Kateřina LIŠKOVÁ and Iva ŠMÍDOVÁ. S genderem na trh. Rozhodování o dalším vzdělání patnáctiletých (With gender to the market. Educational strategies and decissions of 15years old students). první. Praha - Brno: SLON, 2010. 220 pp. Edice studie, sv. 65. ISBN 978-80-7419-030-8. info
  • JANDOUREK, Jan. Průvodce sociologií. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 2008. 208 s. ISBN 9788024723976. info
  • BAUMAN, Zygmunt and Tim MAY. Myslet sociologicky : netradiční uvedení do sociologie. Translated by Jana Ogrocká. Přeprac. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2004. 239 s. ISBN 8086429288. info
  • GIDDENS, Anthony. Sociologie. Edited by Jan Jařab. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 1999. 595 s. ISBN 8072031244. info
    recommended literature
  • KELLER, Jan. Úvod do sociologie. 5. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2004. 204 s. ISBN 9788086429397. info
    not specified
  • JANDOUREK, Jan. Úvod do sociologie. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2009. 231 s. ISBN 9788073676445. info
  • HOLÝ, Ivan. Úvod do sociologie. 2. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2005. 64 s. ISBN 8021038551. info
Teaching methods
lecture
Assessment methods
Written exam, written homework
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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