Twenty-First-Century France : A Sociological Approach

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Course Information
Discipline(s): 
Sociology
Terms offered: 
Fall
Credits: 
3
Language of instruction: 
French
Contact Hours: 
45
Description: 

This course hopes to give students the ability to understand French society through the differences they experience on a daily basis. Knowledge of facts and figures alone does not lead to better understanding—it is necessary to study facts from their inception all the way through their place in the contemporary public discourse. This study of “reality” thus avoids falling into notions of common sense. Rather, we will analyze contemporary French themes through careful reflection rooted in the social sciences