Social Theory and Analysis

A photograph of a street art portrait of Michel Foucault.

A painting of Michel Foucault, a 20th century French philosopher and social theorist. Some of Foucault's work is read in this course. (Photo courtesy of kong niffe on Flickr. CC-BY-NC.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21A.750J / STS.250J

As Taught In

Fall 2011

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course covers major theorists and theoretical schools since the late 19th century. Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Bourdieu, Levi-Strauss, Geertz, Foucault, Gramsci, and others.

Fischer, Michael. 21A.750J Social Theory and Analysis, Fall 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-750j-social-theory-and-analysis-fall-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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