Faculty of Arts


SOCIOL 102

Becoming Modern: The Origins and Consequences of Modernity


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for SOCIOL 102.

Description

Secularism, democracy, industrialisation, urbanisation and rapid social change are key characteristics of the "Modern" era. This course examines the foundations of the modern experience, which includes analysing the intellectual, economic and political developments that contributed to its formation. In particular, the course analyses the Reformations, the Enlightenment, the rise of capitalism, industrialisation and democratic revolutions, including the French Revolution.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Manuel Vallee

Reading/Texts

A course reader will be made available if required.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SOCIOL 102: 15.0 points


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