The Sociological Perspective This section of the course introduces students to the discipline of sociology, focusing on its history, the questions and scientific methods that characterize it as a field, and what distinguishes it from other social science disciplines. Included in this definition is the ongoing evolution of sociology as a discipline that is both basic science and applied science. Important in this perspective are the elements of sociological practice and possible careers in sociology at all levels of academic preparation.
A tremendously enthusiastic and dedicated scientific committee led by the Head of Department Eva Gannerud created a conducive atmosphere for the delegates, who had travelled from nineteen countries including Iceland, Taiwan, Egypt, Canada, Australia, Finland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden and the UK.
In the first presentation, Inga Wernersson mapped the gender research undertaken by seven research groups at the University of Gothenburg since the s.
She described how the gender order had been reconstructed between the s and and indentified the postmodern focus on multiple identities and individual lifestyle choices as dominant issues in contemporary gender research.
She described how the women enabled other women to experience progressive transformation and to literally find a voice to talk back to all groups in society including male religious leaders. She compared the strategies of this grass roots approach to earlier western radical feminism that had refused to speak or negotiate with groups that represented patriarchal oppression.
She provided a theoretically informed model of how to promote gender equality. Her recent thinking draws on complexity theory, complex adaptive systems and specifically the notion of self-organising, open-systems.
Many feminists in the audience clearly showed a desire to extend the debate. Delegates felt that they had been extraordinarily well looked after at the conference, both in body and mind. One highlight was being sung to by a wonderful choir of mainly gay men interspersed with insightful commentary from the conductor who described the genesis and growing social influence of their intelligently subversive approach to gender inequality.
The GEA executive would like to thank the conference organisers for all of their hard in work in making the conference stimulating, exciting and great fun.It also provides examples of the ways in which health can be taught as a cross-curricular theme through a focus on health education as a process of achieving the goals of healthy people, healthy communities and healthy natural environments.
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Members work on projects educating, advocating and protesting to address problems they’ve studied in class.
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In the club, as in her classes, Almaraz’s students examine their own experiences and learn about the experiences of others. Full marks speech about the play "Educating Rita" by Willy Russell, "The Door" by Miroslav Holub and linked to the theme "Into the World". Maybe a bit short.