SOC2640

Political Sociology

Prerequisite: Year II standing AND CHSS/SOC 1110 Invitation to Sociology
This course is to introduce to students the complex relationships between politics and society. The course studies the characteristics of modern states and their reciprocal relationships with social institutions, with special emphasis on political organizations and social mobilization. Finally, the course concerns itself with the role of politics in social change by focusing upon social movements, democratization, and globalization.