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Introduction to Political Sociology
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Tosi, Michelina. 2010. “Introduction to Political Sociology”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Course Topics: - Introduction to political sociology. - Main theories on the formation of the state. - Analysis of the concept of power: formation and structure; authority and legitimacy. -Approaches to power in sociological analysis (Weber’s theory of power, theory of the elites, power according to Marx, Durkheim and society). - Types and systems of...

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Sociological Practice
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College 100

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