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 Rhodes University / Academic / Departments / Sociology / Undergrad
Sociology is a three-year major subject which may be studied for degree curricula in the Faculties of Social Science, Arts and Commerce.
Industrial Sociology is a two-year major subject which may be studied for degree curricula in the Faculties of Humanities and Commerce.
Sociology 1 is a compulsory requisite course for Industrial Sociology 2.
www.ru.ac.za /academic/departments/sociology/undergrad.html   (864 words)

 Industrial sociology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Industrial sociology (also known as "sociology of industrial relations" or sociology of work) is both a study of the interaction of people within industry (e.g.
One important branch of industrial sociology is Labor Process Theory (LPT).
Braverman's contribution to the sociology of work and industry (i.e., industrial sociology) has been important and his theories of the labor process continue to inform teaching and research.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Industrial_sociology   (464 words)

 Cluster Hiring Initiative-Economic Sociology (2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Economic sociology's central project is to understand the ways in which various kinds of institutions and social processes - the state and political power, social networks, social norms, unions and secondary associations - play an essential role in explaining the actual functioning of real economies.
Simultaneous with their founding of the economic sociology program, Rogers and Streeck founded the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS), a research center focusing on improving living standards in Wisconsin as well as developing and testing new models of industrial governance, labor market administration, human capital formation, and other ingredients of "high road" industrial policy.
Conceptual Foundations of Economic Sociology (Sociology 651): This course is designed to provide students with a rigorous and systematic sociological interrogation of the core concepts of economics.
www.wisc.edu /provost/Cluster/economicsociology.html   (3137 words)

 Department of Sociology
Urban Sociology The city in history Pre-industrial and industrial urban city and city life compared and contrasted structural aspects of the city such as location, classification ecology; etc Structure and dynamics of city population and population movements Urban social organization and problems.Emphasis on the emergent cities of Africa.
Industrial Sociology The structure and functions of industrial organizations and their relations to society from a cross-cultural perspective with suitable illustrations from industrial studies.
Sociology of Education: A review of the contributions of Sociology to the field of education with special reference to schooling and distributive justice.Special topics include the school as a social institution, formal organization etc. Cross-culturalstudies with special emphasis on the school in a developing society.
www.ui.edu.ng /deptsociologypgprog.htm   (6788 words)

 IS 531: Sociology Lecture Notes
Sociology examines the relations between all aspects of social life {social facts and problems} in modern industrialized society, but with some special emphasis on class, race, and gender.
Sociology may be a discipline, a perspective, or a group of research methods.
Sociology was strongly supported by notable Protestant clergy, especially those focused on the "social gospel," municipal reformers, and philanthropists who hoped to translate Christian ethics into "scientifically informed" action.
web.utk.edu /~wrobinso/531_lec_socio.html   (5013 words)

 Social Work Library: Selected Bibliography of Sociology Resources
While the core collections in sociology are likely to be found in the Shapiro Undergraduate or Hatcher Graduate Libraries, useful paper or electronic resources may also be found in the Social Work Library, Public Health Library & Informatics, Population Studies Center, Kresge Business Administration Library, or other specialized campus collections [see map].
The strengths of the sociology collections are the breadth and depth, providing items of research interest in various languages, but focusing on English language materials.
The sociology collections at the Hatcher Graduate Library are developed by various professionals who can be contacted for class instructional sessions, in-depth reference assistance, or with purchase suggestions for books, journals, or electronic resources.
www.lib.umich.edu /socwork/sociology.html   (2707 words)

 GRADUATE PROGRAM IN ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In a recent report of reputational rankings of Sociology Departments in U.S. News and World Report, for example, economic sociology was singled out as one of the fields in which Wisconsin was ranked among the top three departments in the country.
Comparative Capitalisms (Sociology 927): The final course in the sequence, taught as a seminar, explores the most important variations across the family of developed capitalist countries, focusing both on the salient structural features of these economies and the historical trajectories that produced their differences.
Research Workshop in Economic Sociology (Sociology 875): This seminar is in some ways the most important educational forum of the economic sociology training program.
www.ssc.wisc.edu /~wright/econsoc.htm   (3047 words)

 Industrial Sociology Online Course - eLearners.com
Industrial sociology concerns itself with two basic characteristics of industry and the workplace.
The second element is the analysis of the tasks that individuals perform in the workplace to see if these tasks provide for the satisfaction of human needs.
Understanding the industrial arena from the sociological concept is a major advantage for anyone interested in the workforce.
www.elearners.com /course/41141.htm   (108 words)

 Honours in Sociology and Industrial Sociology  The Department of Sociology at the Rand Afrikaans University offers ...
The Department of Sociology at the Rand Afrikaans University offers postgraduate courses from Honours to Doctoral levels in Sociology and Industrial Sociology, on a full-time (for at least one year) and a part-time (for at least two years) basis.
In Urban Sociology the city is studied as a dynamic phenomenon in the global, as well as the South African context.
RAU Sociology may also be able to offer a limited number of National Research Foundation supervisor-linked bursaries, and it will have a few vacancies for departmental assistants.
general.rau.ac.za /sociology/HonoursPamphlet.htm   (1002 words)

 Masters in Sociology and Industrial Sociology  The RAU Sociology Department invites applications for its masters ...
Masters in Sociology and Industrial Sociology The RAU Sociology Department invites applications for its masters programmes in both
The RAU Sociology Department invites applications for its course work masters degrees in Sociology and Industrial Sociology.
To assist with their project, students are assigned a supervisor, usually a member of the RAU Sociology Department.
general.rau.ac.za /sociology/MASocIndsocPamhlet.htm   (1219 words)

 About Sociology - Articles on Sociology Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It is the philosophical study of social behaviour, from the social contract to criteria for revolution...
Sociology and the Social Sciences - understanding where it all fits.
The main contents page is the best place to start your search for extensive articles on every topic within the field of sociology.
www.aboutsociology.com   (118 words)

The focus is on the relationship of education to the size and composition of the labor force.
The Industrial Relations selector emphasizes the work implications while Sociology is more concerned with the social and cultural aspects.
Both the Industrial Relations and Economics Librarians rely heavily on assistance from the Bibliographer for Latin America, Spain and Portugal for purchases of Spanish and Portuguese language materials on labor in those areas of the world.
libweb.princeton.edu /help/colldevpol/indust.htm   (368 words)

 UMUC Asia - Sociology Course Descriptions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
An introduction to the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology.
Its biological and cultural foundation; its historic development, changing structure, and function; the interaction of marriage and parenthood; and the disorganizing and reorganizing factors in current trends are explored.
Topics include complex industrial and business organizations as social systems and social relationships within and between industry, business, community, and society.
www.ad.umuc.edu /courses/corssocy.html   (489 words)

 Industrial society - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In sociology, industrial society refers to a society with a modern societal structure.
Some theoreticians -- namely Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens and Manuel Castells -- argue that we are located in the middle of a transformation or transition from industrial societies to post-modern societies.
The triggering technology for the change from an agricultural to an industrial organisation was steam power, allowing mass production and reducing the agricultural work necessary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Industrial_society   (143 words)

 Krishan Kumar
Krishan Kumar is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia.
Among his publications are Prophecy and Progress: The Sociology of Industrial and Post-Industrial Society; Utopia and Anti-Utopia in Modern Times; The Rise of Modern Society; From Post-Industrial to Post-Modern Society; 1989: Revolutionary Ideas and Ideals; The Making of English National Identity.
for the Sociology Department of the University of Virginia.
www.virginia.edu /sociology/peopleofsociology/kkumar.htm   (398 words)

 St Joseph's College: Department Ind. Rel. and Sociology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
There are about topics/ broad areas like family, sociology of women, population, tribes, dalit studies and so on.
At St. Joseph's, Sociology is offered as an optional subject with two other subjects.
Industrial Relations is offered in St. Joseph's along with Economics and Sociology.
www.sjc.ac.in /ind_soci_rel.htm   (245 words)

 SOCIOLOGY Graduate Courses
An analysis of our highly industrialized and urbanized society, with emphasis upon the role of industry in influencing our American way of life, individually and collectively, and the nature of social change deriving from that industrialization and its concomitant urbanization.
The aim is to analyze the interaction between the forces of modernization with respect to urbanization, bureaucratization, re-organization of family structure, class structure, demographic change, mass education, secularization of belief system, change in personal values, and transformation of the entire culture and subcultures.
An inquiry into the nature of social change--its causes, processes, and consequences--and a critical examination of theories of social change and their applications to the comparative analysis of Western and Asian societies.
www.lhup.edu /academic/acad_affairs/grad_crs_desc/sociology.htm   (413 words)

Prophecy and Progress is an attempt to come to terms with the present position and the future prospects of Western industrial society.
In particular it investigates the widely held and influential view that industrial societies are moving into a new stage in their evolution: a 'post-industrial' stage.
He deals first with the making of industrial society, moves onto the 'post-industrial' idea and concludes with a discussion on the prospects of a society that genuinely goes 'beyond industrialism'.
www.virginia.edu /sociology/publications/kumarprophecyandprogressthesociologyofindustrialandpostindustrialsociety.htm   (172 words)

 Minor in Sociology
The sociology minor is designed to give students specializing in other fields a broader knowledge of contemporary social issues and the ability to analyze them in a reasoned fashion.
For students majoring in such fields as business and engineering, the minor helps develop skills in critical thinking that go beyond the acquisition of specialized, professional techniques.
Sociology of Education and Literacy II Working with the Older Adult
www.drexel.edu /catalog/minors/soc.htm   (112 words)

Lower-division sociology courses for which there are no direct University of Washington equivalents, taken through a University of Washington study abroad program.
Investigates sexuality on the basis of social construction of norms and values, within the context of gender, race, class, and sub-cultures and in the social control of sexuality and why it is so highly regulated.
Changing focus of field; cultural variation, work, and the worker; technology, society, and the evolution of industrial forms; types and forms of industrial organizations; industrial organizations as social and technical systems; issues of control, process, and change; the individual in social and technical systems.
www.washington.edu /students/crscat/soc.html   (5654 words)

 Industrial Sociology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Social structure: social groups, social relations and social roles.
Industrialization, modernization, new technologies, social division of labor.
Industrial relations, sociological aspects of industrial and environmental issues.
www.unipi.gr /ode/en/programme/page_0_6.htm   (55 words)

 Andras Toth
Co-organizer of the ’European Integration Studies’ at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Faculty of Sociology set to launch in September 2000.
Tóth, A. (1998) ’FDI and industrial relations in Central and Eastern Europe: the exceptional case of the Hungarian airline’ International Journal of Manpower Volume 19 Number 1/2.
Galgóczy, B. and Tóth, A. (2000) ’The Development of the Automobile Industry in Hungary and the Changing Patterns of Employee Representation’, South East Europe Review, Vol.
www.ceu.hu /sun/sun_2003/CV/andras_toth_2003.htm   (1944 words)

 Courses Offered   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
These cover the core courses of the discipline such as those in social theory, epistemology, research methods and statistics, as well as substantive and specialized fields linked to the four main undergraduate teaching streams.
The latter are: industrial and economic sociology, sociology of development, diversity studies and general sociology.
At undergraduate level specifically, students can major in either Sociology or Industrial Sociology.
www.uct.ac.za /departments/sociology/courses.php   (106 words)

 Sociology of Industrial Societies
This paper for PPE and Human Sciences students is an introduction to the empirical and comparative research on the social structure and processes of industrial societies.
One focus of the course is social stratification---by class, gender and ethnicity.
Marshall, G. and A. Swift (1995) `Merit and Mobility', Sociology, 30:375--386.
users.ox.ac.uk /~sfos0006/sis/sis.html   (1424 words)

 Top 20 Encyclopedia
Industrial sociology (also known as sociology of industrial relations or sociology of work) is
the study of the interaction of people within industry it includes the study of boss-subordinate, inter-departmental, and management / trade-union relationships´.
Moreover, on a macrosociological scale, it is the study of the impact of industrialization on whole societies.
encyc.connectonline.com /index.php/Industrial_sociology   (155 words)

 Sociology at Georgia State University - Faculty & Staff
Sociology at Georgia State University - Faculty and Staff
Medical Sociology, Sociology of Mental Health/Illness, Loss, Dying and Death, Gerontology
Sociology of Aging and Life Course, Family, Gender
www.gsu.edu /~wwwsoc/facultystaff.html   (164 words)

 Program of Study, Industrial Relations Center, Iowa State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
While some degree of specialization is encouraged in the graduate program, students will gain a broad competence in the field of IR through an integration of knowledge related to the problems and processes of industrial society.
Student are encouraged to undertake special topic courses in areas of particular interest and to pursue an individual program of background reading of classic and current literature in IR.
The Industrial Relations Program at Iowa State offers a unique opportunity for students wishing to gain practical experience in the field of industrial relations.
www.econ.iastate.edu /industrialrelations/irpos.htm   (335 words)

 ExposureBlog » Industrial Sociology
I have read depositions in which the deponent is asked over and over whether he or she saw something take place.  If the response is in the negative the assumption is that the event did not, in fact, occur—or that those who say that it did are not telling the truth.  Well, not so fast.
It would seem, then that if an eyewitness was engaged in behavior that required his full attention, the odds of noticing details of a specific incident may be less than 50 percent. 
A personal record of occurrences, experiences, and reflections kept on a regular basis; a diary.
legis.com /exposureblog/category/industrial-sociology   (257 words)

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