Ideology and Society
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A discussion of ideology and related concepts including reification, hegemony, doxa, power/knowledge and Orientalism, as they figure in sociological analysis of everyday life, contemporary institutions and global processes. Topics include the role of ideology in the market place and the workplace, in education and socialization, in gender relations and family, in politics and law, and in North-South relations.
Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.