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Poljička cesta 35, Split, Croatia


Code: 159322
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Zorana Šuljug Vučica
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Sociology as a science about society (subjects and issues)
The sociological view of the world (the development of sociological thought, sociological perspectives).
Culture and society (the concept of culture, cultural diversity, and ethnocentrism, socialization, social roles, identities).
World in the process of change (types of societies, social change, the modern world, globalization).
Social interaction and everyday life (communication, social rules of interaction, interaction in time and space).
Gender and sex (gender differences, gender inequality, gender socialization, homosexuality, prostitution).
Family (family through history, theoretical perspectives, marriage and divorce, alternatives to marriage, family life, violence and abuse in the family).
Education (types, theories, researches).
Health, disease, and aging (social foundations of health and disease, medicine and society, the problem of aging).
Crime and deviance (explanations of crime and deviance, social theory, organized crime reduction strategy).
Class, stratification, and inequality (theories of class and stratification, class divisions in modern society, social mobility).
Poverty and social exclusion (interpretation of poverty, measuring poverty, poverty and social mobility, forms of social exclusion).
Work and economic life (paid and unpaid labor, division of labor and economic dependence, to the transformation of labor, women, and work, unemployment).
Sociological research and methods (determination, types, approaches, methodological aspects: theme, subject, objectives, sample, hypotheses, methods, measuring instruments, statistical analysis, field, interpretation of research results
Ecological problems of modern society (population growth, human impacts on nature, risks, prospects).
Learning outcomes:
  1. Define and explain basic sociological terms and concepts.
  2. Identify and understand the different social phenomena, processes, and changes in the narrower and wider social context.
  3. Interpret classical and contemporary theoretical approaches in sociology.
  4. Discuss relevant social issues in the Croatian education system and the broader social environment.
  1. Sociologija (prema 4. engleskom izdanju), , Giddens, Anthony, Zagreb: Globus, 2007.
  2. Sociology, , Giddens, Anthony, Cambridge, Malden: Polity Press., 2009.
  3. Sociologija. Teme i perspektive., , Haralambos, M., Holborn, M., Zagreb: Golden marketing., 2002.
2. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Teacher Education
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