Sociology of inequalities: class, gender, ethnicity

Course Code :1300PSWSIQ
Study domain:Sociology
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Stijn Oosterlynck
Sarah Van de Velde

3. Course contents *

L1 – Social inequality: a sociological perspective (Stijn Oosterlynck)
L2 – Classical sociologists on social class: the legacies of Marx and Weber (Stijn Oosterlynck)
L3 – Measuring social class (Stijn Oosterlynck)
L4 – Social mobility, the welfare state and social citizenship (Stijn Oosterlynck)
L5 – Gender (Sarah Van de Velde)
L6 – Ethnicity 1 (Stijn Oosterlynck)
L7 – Ethnicity 2 (Sarah Van de Velde)
L8 – Intersectionality (Sarah Van de Velde)
L9 – Social class and life style: is class dead? (Stijn Oosterlynck)
L10 – The climate crisis and the ecological footprint: inequality and the ecological question (Stijn Oosterlynck)
L11 – The social question revisited: redistribution and recognition (Stijn Oosterlynck)