408050 VO European Social Structures and Culture

summer semester 2016 | Last update: 16.05.2019 Place course on memo list
408050
VO European Social Structures and Culture
VO 2
5
weekly
annually
German

Subject of this lecture are the theoretical approaches and empirical results of sociological research of European societies. Students acquire basic knowledge of the emergence and structure of economy, society and culture in Austria and other European countries.

1. Theories of the structure and culture of contemporary European societies.

2. Developement of contemporary European social structure and culture: from "industrialization/modernization" over "modern industrial society" to "postmodern risk society"

3. Recent „Megatrends“ in important substructures and subcultures of European societies - from population over family, education, work, democracy and social security to globalization etc..

Preparatory readings, presentations of the lecturer, plenary discussions.

Written test in the end of summer term; further examination dates: beginning and midst of winter term.

Beck, Ulrich (1992), Risk Society. Towards a New Modernity. London - Thousand Oaks - New Dehli: Sage;

Further readings see syllabus in the correspondent electronic OLAT course.

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Date Time Location
Thu 2016-03-10
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-03-17
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-04-07
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-04-14
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-04-21
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-04-28
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-05-12
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-05-19
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-02
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-09
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-16
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-23
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-06-30
10.00 - 11.45 HS 1 (Sowi) HS 1 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2016-09-29
10.00 - 11.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free 2. Klausurtermin
Fri 2016-12-02
14.00 - 15.45 HS 3 (Sowi) HS 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free 3. Klausurtermin