Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC1019: Contemporary Society: Themes and Perspectives
This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Castells, M. 1998. The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture, Oxford: Blackwell.
Crompton, R. 1993. Class and Stratification: an introduction to current debates. London: Polity.
Mann, M. 1993. 'National States in Europe and Other Developing Countries', Daedalus, 122 (3): 115-40.
Welsman, J. 2007 Underclass: A History of the Excluded Since 1880, London: Hambledon Continuum
Ritzer, G. 1996. The McDonaldization of Society. London: Sage.
Skeggs, B. 1997 Formations of class and gender: becoming respectable. London: SAGE Publications.
Course materials will be provided on ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/