90:389 Contemporary Sociological Theory [Schneider]

Prerequisite: 90:283 or permission of Instructor.

The course will examine the major currents of contemporary sociological thought such as structural-functionalism, conflict theory, exchange and rational choice theories, symbolic interactionism and dramaturgy, phenomenology and ethnomethodology, critical theory, feminist theories, structuralism, post structuralism and postmodern theories.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.