Weekly study2 hours
SOCS2200.4: Southern Theory and Ontological Critique
Focus on the philosophical and historical basis for the social sciences.
This is the fourth of four courses that make up SOCS2200: Social Analysis: Key Perspectives in the Social Sciences. The program covers theory and contemporary research on: class, culture and inequality; institutions and social control; concepts of identity including classed and gendered identities; the nature of embodied experience; globalisation and social change; and the relationship between science and society.
Please see the SOCS2200: Social Analysis: Key Perspectives in the Social Sciences course handbook for more detail.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
Who is the course for?
This is a core component of the Bachelor of Social Science. The course will also be of interest to anyone looking to expand their knowledge of sociology and social theory.
Who developed the course?
The University of Newcastle is a world-class university distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Ranked in Australia’s Top 10 universities, and 197th in the world (QS rankings, 2021).
World rankingTop 200Source: QS World University Rankings 2021