The subtitle of this course is Basics for advanced students
since we build upon the insights gathered in the Introduction to Political Science and other second bachelor courses and broaden our knowledge on political science in general and political sociology more in particular.
More in particular the learning outcomes are:
Overview of the field of political sociology, its historical and intellectual foundations, important concepts, issues, topics and approaches.
Knowledge of different approaches of important concepts in politcal science and political sociology.
Knowledge of the work of important scholars in political science and more in particularly political sociology.
Critical reflecting on scientific texts.
Applying theories, models and concepts from political sociology to explain a political phenomenon.