Economic Sociology - A Case Study Approach

Course code SOCA3095
Not available in 2016

Description

This course will introduce students to the key ideas framing the recent global economic crisis and develop an understanding of cutting edge debates in this field, including those concerning the rise of immaterial forms of labour and value, the performativity of economics and the emergence of novel forms of economic exchange.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate their theoretical grasp of the field via the completion of an assessed small-scale case study of an aspect of economic life in the Newcastle area.

Content

This course will introduce students to the key ideas framing the recent global economic crisis and develop understanding of cutting edge debates in this field, including those concerning the rise of immaterial forms of labour and value, the performativity of economics and the emergence of novel forms of economic exchange.

Assumed Knowledge

10cps SOCA 1000 level courses or equivalent.

Assessment Items

Report: Report

Project: Case study project

Contact Hours