OVp025 Sociology 1-Seminar

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Barbora Vacková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
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 of Seminar Groups
OVp025/01: each odd Tuesday 10:00–11:50 učebna 75, B. Vacková
OVp025/02: each odd Thursday 12:00–13:50 učebna 78, B. Vacková
OVp025/03: each odd Thursday 10:00–11:50 učebna 75, B. Vacková
OVp025/04: each odd Tuesday 8:00–9:50 učebna 75, B. Vacková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( OVp024 Sociology 1- lecture )
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 seminar is a follow-up to the lectures; the aim of the seminar is to deepen the information from the lectures. After the finishing the seminar students will be familiar with the basic sociological texts. The seminar 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. In addition, the seminar will deepen the ability of critical reading.
Learning outcomes
The seminar is a follow-up to the lectures; the aim of the seminar is to deepen the information from the lectures. After the finishing the seminar students will be familiar with the basic sociological texts. The seminar 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. In addition, the seminar will deepen the ability of critical reading.
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
  • 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
  • MERTON, Robert King. Studie ze sociologické teorie. Translated by Jana Ogrocká. Vyd. 1. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2000. 285 s. ISBN 8085850923. info
  • GOFFMAN, Erving. Všichni hrajeme divadlo : sebeprezentace v každodenním životě. Vyd. 1. Praha: Nakladatelství Studia Ypsilon, 1999. 247 s. ISBN 8090248241. info
  • BERGER, Peter L. Pozvání do sociologie. Translated by Eduard Urbánek. 1. vyd. Praha: Federální ministerstvo obrany ČSFR, Správa sociálního zařízení, 1991. 157 s. ISBN 80854690801. info
    recommended literature
  • JANDOUREK, Jan. Úvod do sociologie. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2009. 231 s. ISBN 9788073676445. info
  • KELLER, Jan. Úvod do sociologie. 5. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2004. 204 s. ISBN 9788086429397. info
    not specified
  • HOLÝ, Ivan. Úvod do sociologie. 2. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2005. 64 s. ISBN 8021038551. info
Teaching methods
seminar
Assessment methods
Conditions for obtaining credit: 80% of the active presence of the seminars, written homework, oral presentation
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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