Ph.D. course: Contemporary Sociological Theory

The course focuses on sociological theory after 1989. It will discuss what is considered to be central theoretical developments and problems. The course aims both at orienting participants in different theoretical areas and traditions, and make possible in-depth studies of particular fields. The course aims at enriching participants ability to relate the development of sociological theory to relevant social, cultural and political contexts. The course will be based on mandatory readings as well as on readings chosen by the participants according to their interest and in accordance with teachers.