University Of Limerick

Introduction to Sociology


Iowa State Course Substitution

Introduction to Sociology

SOC 134

Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:
An introduction to deviance, crime and control. Crime Statistics, Sociological approaches to explaining crime, Sanctions, Prison, Concepts of race and ethnicity, Manifestations of diversity, Representations of race and ethnicity in the media. Racism and public attitudes towards cultural diversity, minorities and immigrants, an introduction to the sociology of religion, Secularisation, Civil Religion and Invisible religion, Social class, The continuing relevance of class, Class, consumption and identity Class, cultural capital and consumption


Evaluation Date:
February 6, 2017
Mark Hagley