Students are offered the possibility of having a complete picture, in context, about the pattern formed by the theoretical heritage of the discipline.
Item 1. Introduction: theories, paradigms and currents.
Item 2. Contractualism and rationalism in the origins of sociology.
Item 3. Individual, partnership, State: utopia and reality
Item 4. Capitalism and labor movements, anarchism, Marxism, socialism.
Item 5. Main streams of Marxism.
Item 6. Institutionalization of sociology: France, Germany, USA and Spain.
Item 7. The functionalist paradigm and its critics.
Item 8. Social movements, actors and theories in the second half of the s. XX.
Item 9. The global society: Risk and postmodernity.