SOCI3016

Political Sociology

Prerequisite: Year II standing AND CHSS1005 Understanding Society: An Introduction to Sociology OR SOCI1005 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.