20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This course provides an in-depth, hands-on immersion in influential and radical interactionist approaches to the study of social order. The improvised and locally produced nature of the social world is emphasised, drawing on the methodological, philosophical and theoretical implications of this approach. Its uses in illuminating, and being of practical use in, a range of fields┐including science studies, technology development, workplaces will be emphasised. Lectures will introduce key thinkers, central themes and critical debates, and tutorial workshops will support students in applying those themes to the analysis of a segment of social interaction of their choice.

Staff Contact: Maureen Howard
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, analyitical transcript
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