About this courseSkip About this course
Ever wondered why some countries are rich and others poor? Or why some people believe hard work results in upward mobility and others don’t? To answer these questions, you need to “see” the world sociologically.
In this introductory sociology course, we will explore the concerns of an interconnected global world through classic sociological concepts. Through short lectures, interviews with prominent sociologists and everyday people around the world, you will learn to see your role in the scope of global history.
No previous experience needed.
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What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
- Basic sociological theory
- Basic world systems theory and its application
- Introduction to sociological methods
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