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Social Dynamics

Code: 131140
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Gorana Bandalović
Lecturers: dr. sc. Toni Popović - Seminar
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Course objectives:
Introduction to the basic terminology of social dynamics.


Course content:
- Introduction - presentation of the program, literature, methods, deadlines, exams. (2 hours)
- Social inequality and social stratification (3 hours)
- Social mobility (mobility types: intra-generational and intergenerational; horizontal and vertical) (3 hours)
- Structural and circular; net and perfect mobility; motility; consequences of mobility (2 hours)
- Channels and factors of social mobility (2 hours)
- Socio-professional mobility in Croatia (2 hours)
- Social mobility in a comparative perspective (2 hours)
- 1st colloquium (1 hour)
- Migrations - Part 1 (2 hours)
- Migrations - Part 2 (2 hours)
- European migration (2 hours)
- Migration globalization (2 hours)
- Modernity and the evolution of modern societies (2 hours)
- 2nd colloquium (1 hour)
- Final lecture and evaluation (2 hours)
Learning outcomes:
  1. Define the basic concepts in the field of social dynamics.
  2. Analyze the individual elements of social dynamics and its key features.
  3. Explain the different types of social mobility.
  4. Explain the different forms of migration.
Literature:
  1. Global Sociology, , Cohen, R, UK: Palgrave Macmillan., 2000.
  2. Social Theory in the Real World, , Miles, S, London: SAGE Publications., 2001.
  3. Social Mobility and Modernization, , Rotberg, R (ed.), London: The MIT Press., 2000.
1. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Single Major Undergraduate Study Programme in Sociology
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