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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC1049: Social Analysis II

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 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.

General texts on contemporary social analysis:

P. Jones (2003) Introducing Social Theory 
C. Calhoun et.al. (2002) Contemporary Sociological Theory

Harrington, A. (2005) Modern Social Theory


Some texts by key social theorists covered in the module: 

Adorno, T.W. and Horkheimer, M. (1997) Dialectic of Enlightenment

Berger, P.L. and Luckmann, T. (1966) The Social Construction of Reality

Garfinkel, H. (1967) Studies in Ethnomethodology

Goffman, E. (1959) The Presentation of the Self in Everyday Life

Foucault, M. (1977) Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Millett, Kate (1971) Sexual Politics

Fanon, Frantz (1986) Black Skins, White Masks

Beck, U. (1992) Risk Society

Latour, B. (2005) Reassembling the Social