Lisovsky, Alexander V.
- finding actual social problems and proving their importance;
- • choosing appropriate methods and research design for a given social problem research;
- acquiring knowledge and skills for performing social research project
- the basic terms and concepts of sociology;
- leading sociological theories and their advantages and limitations;
- the basics of sociological research, including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods;
- different measurement scales and their application;
- the stages and designs of sociological research;
- the most important social institutions and their contemporary programs;
- the main institutions that shape the global marketplace;
- economic integration and economic and political integration.
- Introduction to sociology and sociological imagination
- Sociological research methods
- Basic sociological concepts
- Social structure and inequality
- Social institutions
- Interim assessment (2 module)Formula for final grade: 0,6 * reseach project + 0,1 activity + 0,2 test + 0,1 * final exam !!! Rounding procedure applies only for the final grade – grades for the other elements are not rounded. If the grade before averaging is integer plus .9, it will be rounded to the next integer. For example, 5.9 will be rounded to 6 points, but 7.8 will not be and final grade will be 7.
- Giddens, A., & Sutton, P. W. (2017). Essential Concepts in Sociology (Vol. Second edition). Malden, MA: Polity. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1520273
- Jarvie, G. (2018). Sport, Culture and Society : An Introduction (Vol. Third edition). London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1554357
- Seidman, S. (2016). Contested Knowledge : Social Theory Today. [Place of publication not identified]: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1355171