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Global Sociology

Connect your personal biography to global history as you develop your sociological imagination.
This course is archived
Estimated 4 weeks
2–3 hours per week
Self-paced
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Free
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About this course

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Ever wondered why some countries are rich and others poor? Or why some people believe hard work results in upward mobility and others don’t? To answer these questions, you need to “see” the world sociologically.

In this introductory sociology course, we will explore the concerns of an interconnected global world through classic sociological concepts. Through short lectures, interviews with prominent sociologists and everyday people around the world, you will learn to see your role in the scope of global history.

No previous experience needed.

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At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Basic sociological theory
  • Basic world systems theory and its application
  • Introduction to sociological methods

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