Course syllabus SPSS - Social Issues of Contemporary Society (FRDIS - SS 2019/2020)Help

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Social Issues of Contemporary Society
Course title in English: Social Issues of Contemporary Society
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master continuing
Course type: optional
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor: doc. PhDr. Martina Urbanová, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Mgr. Petr Hušek, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Martina Urbanová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: State Bachelor Exam
Timetable in this semester:
Z3 (ČP II.)
LectureEvery week18
Monday12.00-12.50Z3 (ČP II.)
Every week
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
This course explores contemporary tendencies of social change and development. It is designed to provide students ability of orientation in social problems and ability to understand complex power relations in the world. Students will obtain knowledge for critical evaluation of crucial topics and the controversies that accompany them. Important output of this course is also critical thinking about such issues with the respect to the variability of approaches to them.
Course content:
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Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
28 h
14 h
preparation for exam40 h
preparation of presentation
38 h
elaboration and execution of projects
20 h
140 h
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
KELLER, J. Sociologie organizace a byrokracie. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2007. 184 p. ISBN 978-80-86429-74-8.
MORAWSKI, W. Ekonomická sociologie: [problémy, teorie, empirie]. 1st ed. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2005. 338 p. Základy sociologie ;. ISBN 80-86429-43-1.

KELLER, J. Tři sociální světy: sociální struktura postindustriální společnosti. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2011. 211 p. ISBN 978-80-7419-044-5.

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Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021 (and older)
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