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22.8.2019 at 09:00 - 15.6.2020 at 09:00


Enrol for the exam in WebOodi. Then book your exam time and place in Examinarium.


The course is open for exchange students majoring in social sciences.

SOSK-104 Sosiaaliset maailmat

This course shows students how to think about social issues sociologically. Sociological thinking involves a blend of theoretical, methodological and empirical elements. Good sociological research involves coherent theorizing and sound data collection. Many different theoretical and methodological positions exist in sociology today. The course examines some of the major ones. We consider the strengths and weaknesses of each. Emphasis is put on how to read major pieces of sociological theory and research with an eye to understanding what is more or less convincing in their approach to their object of study.

3. opintovuoden 2. periodi

The Faculty's Examinarium exams are replaced from 16 March with alternative arrangements until 31 August 2020 until further notice. Register for Examinarium in WebOodi and contact the teacher / check the course page for further instructions. (NOTE: do not register in Examinarium or reserve the room for the exam.)

Luentojen oheislukemisto ilmoitetaan luentojen yhteydessä.


Collins, Randall (1994). Four Sociological Traditions. New York: Oxford University Press.

Swedberg, Richard (2014). The Art of Social Theory. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Asteikolla 0-5 (0 = hylätty, 1 = välttävä, 2 = tyydyttävä, 3 = hyvä, 4 = kiitettävä, 5 = erinomainen)

Lähiopetus monimuoto-opetuksena tai kirjatentti.