Comparative and Global Sociology Concentration | Department of Sociology

Comparative and Global Sociology Concentration

Comparative and Global Sociology Doctoral Concentration

Chair: Dr. Gabe Ignatow

The global and comparative doctoral concentration comprises a range of classes that focus on social phenomena that are global or transnational in scope. Faculty involved in the global and comparative concentration include Drs. Gabe Ignatow, Nicole Dash, Ami Moore, Dan Rodeheaver, Jim Williams (TWU), David Williamson, Philip Yang (TWU), Dale Yeatts, and Milan Zafirovski.

COURSES THAT CAN BE TAKEN TO SATISFY THE CONCENTRATION

Core course

Global and Comparative Sociology--deals with the fundamental theoretical concepts, methodological approaches, and empirical findings of comparative and global sociological research. Offered every fall.

Elective courses

Globalization

Comparative Sociological Methods

Global Inequality

Globalization and Crime

Urbanization

Sociopolitical Ecology

Environmental Sociology

Political Economy

Population

Demographic Techniques

Immigration

Comparative Criminology

Complex Organizations*

Sustainable Communities*

The Information Society

Sociology of Development

Other courses can be taken with approval

FREQUENCY OF COURSE OFFERINGS

The core course, Global and Comparative Sociology, is offered every fall.

Elective courses are offered by individual faculty members according to their teaching schedules.

*For courses marked with an asterisk to count toward the Globalization concentration core courses requirement, students must meet the special requirements for the course as specified by the instructor (typically the requirement is that the final paper for the course be on a topic related to comparative or global sociology).

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