Course: Sociology

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Course title Sociology
Course code KSV/WSOCB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šebeš Marek, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Holubec Stanislav, doc. PhDr. Ph.D. et Ph.D.
Course content
Content changes reserved 1) Subject of sociology, relation of sociology to other disciplines 2) Nature, culture and society 3) Individual, group, society, socialization 4) Social roles, social action, social interaction, institutions 5) Social structure, stratification, social inequalities 6) Status, social mobility, social capital 7) Groups, crowd, collective action 8) Sociology of family and life cycle 9) Sociology of education 10) Sociology of work and unemployment 11) Sociology of politics, power 12) Sociology of helth, desease and death 13) Theory of social change, revolution, modernization, globalization.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Course focuses on the key sociological terms, concepts, theories and methods od sociological findings. It goals is to build scientific and critical view on the structure of contemporary society, processes of social change and develop students competence of analysing particular social problems. Different social branches will be present and the main research topics.
knowledge of different sociological branches and concepts of key topics and problems
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Written examination

Credits based on the final test.
Recommended literature
  • Alan, J.:. Etapy života očima sociologa. Panorama, Praha.
  • Berger, P. L.:. Pozvání do sociologie. Naše vojsko, Praha 1991.
  • Berger, P. L.:. Pozvání do sociologie. Naše vojsko, Praha 1991.
  • Giddens, A.:. Důsledky modernity. Slon, Praha 2003.
  • Giddens, A.:. Sociologie. Argo, Praha 2003.
  • Giddens, A. Sociologie. Praha: Argo, 2001. ISBN 80-7203-124-4.
  • Havlík, R.:. Kapitoly ze sociologie výchovy. Pedagická Fakulta UK, Praha 1996.
  • J. Keller. Úvod do sociologie, Slon, Praha. 1992.
  • Jandourek, J.:. Sociologie. Portál, Praha 2003.
  • Katrňák, T.:. Třídní analýza a sociální mobilita. CDK, Brno 2005.
  • Montoussé, M., Renouard G.:. Přehled sociologie. Portál, Praha 2004.
  • Možný, I. Česká společnost. Portál, Praha, 2002.
  • Možný, I.:. Rodina a společnost. Praha: Slon, 2008.. Praha: SLON, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86429-87-8.
  • Možný, I.:. Sociologie rodiny. Slon, Praha 1999.
  • Tuček, M. a kol.:. Dynamika české společnosti a osudy lidí na přelomu tisíciletí., Slon, Praha 2003.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Special education of preschool age - Kindergarten teaching (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Special education of preschool age - Kindergarten teaching (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Special education of preschool age - Kindergarten teaching (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter