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Individual and Society

This course addresses the nature of the relationship between individual and society, emphasizing normally the contributions of symbolic interactionism and other interpretive theories, though other approaches may be considered. Topics covered may include self, identity, roles, motives/accounts, the agency/structure debate, generic social processes, the construction of meaning, emotions, and negotiated order.

SOCIOL 755

Individual and Society

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Offered?: Yes

This course addresses the nature of the relationship between individual and society, emphasizing normally the contributions of symbolic interactionism and other interpretive theories, though other approaches may be considered. Topics covered may include self, identity, roles, motives/accounts, the agency/structure debate, generic social processes, the construction of meaning, emotions, and negotiated order.