Academic Year 2015/2016 - 1° Year
Teaching Staff: Augusto Giuseppe GAMUZZA
Credit Value: 10
Scientific field: SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY
Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
Taught classes: 60 hours
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Detailed Course Content

The course is composed by four modules. The first and the second module focus onto the epistemological foundation of the discipline; the fourth and the fifth module are monographical. The main focus of the first and the second module is to present the main sociological concept and theories. Moreover, a special attention will be dedicated to the sociology’ founding fathers. The monographic section of the course permit to directly interact with the classics of sociological toughts, both in Italian and European perspective.

Textbook Information

Module 1: N. J. Smelser, Manuale di sociologia, il Mulino, Bologna 2011 (edizioni: Quinta e Quarta); Capitoli: I; II; III; IV; V; VI; VII; IX, X; XIII; XIV; XV; XIX

Module 2: Luigi Sturzo, Sulle questioni sociali, Bonanno, Acireale-Roma 2011

Module 3: Stanislaw Ossowski, Sulla patria e la nazione, Bonanno, Acireale-Roma 2015

Module 4: Augusto Gamuzza, La costruzione dello spazio sociale. Il caso di Piazza Armerina, Pellegrini, Cosenza 2012