Introductory Sociology

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Sociology 1 - Introductory Sociology - 5 units - UCLA GE Inequality, Identity, and Institutions Sociology is the systematic examination of society. This course explores its fundamental assumption that social life has sufficient regularity and logic that, like biology, physics, and geology, its operation can be explained by systematic observation and reasoning. Whether the subtleties of a conversation, the banalities and emotions of the family, the tensions of the workplace, the paradoxical inequalities of race, gender and class, the surprises of globalization, or the rise and fall of civilization, sociology offers the conceptual apparatus and methodological tools to explain what happens in s…

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Sociology 1 - Introductory Sociology - 5 units - UCLA GE Inequality, Identity, and Institutions Sociology is the systematic examination of society. This course explores its fundamental assumption that social life has sufficient regularity and logic that, like biology, physics, and geology, its operation can be explained by systematic observation and reasoning. Whether the subtleties of a conversation, the banalities and emotions of the family, the tensions of the workplace, the paradoxical inequalities of race, gender and class, the surprises of globalization, or the rise and fall of civilization, sociology offers the conceptual apparatus and methodological tools to explain what happens in society. William Roy is a Professor of Sociology whose specializations include corporate growth and state formation, political sociology, comparative-historical methods, social construction of reality, sociology of culture, and sociology of music. He is the recipient of the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, the American Sociological Association's Distinguished Contribution to Teaching, a National Science Foundation grant, and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship.

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