Sociology, as a discipline, uses social scientific methods and theoretical analysis to make sense of how society becomes possible, operates, transforms, and is sustained. It investigates social institutions such as the family, work, education, sexuality, religion, leisure, and the state. Sociology critically analyze these and other social institutions and illuminates their power and inequality implications. To study Sociology, then, is to develop a critical perspective on the many aspects of society that are often taken for granted in everyday life. Students are encouraged to examine the social conditions of human pursuits through taking courses on research fields including social network, family, gender, popular culture, social movement, globalization, rural society, women, health, the Internet, and social stratification. Such inquiries are supported by intensive learning of the theoretical foundations of the discipline, and by a thorough training in both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
*Seminar- 影响育龄人口二孩生育意愿的因素究竟是什么？(What are the major factors influencing people’s decision to have a second child in China today?)
*Seminar- Co-Ethnic Capital in Coastal China and India: The Developmental Diasporas of Guangdong and Kerala