Citizenship & Participation (Spr) (L4069B)
Beyond the Vote: Citizenship and Participation in Sociology
Module details for 2011 cohort.
FHEQ Level 5
Citizenship and participation is a module looking at the sociology of political involvement beyond the vote. It introduces different forms and sites of citizenship in the contemporary state - in relation to welfare, health, work, consumption, family life and the city or urban community - and also considers different expressions of social or civic activism, from volunteering to violent protest. The use and limitations of direct democratic experiments is examined, through analysis of various types of deliberative forum and citizen polling, and we consider the appeal of notions of 'responsibility' and 'choice'. Students will learn through examining specific cases each week.
|Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.|
|Poster Presentation||T2 Week 12 (5 minutes)||100.00%|
|Essay (3000 words)||End of Year Assessment Week 1 Thu 16:00||70.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Spring Teaching||LECTURE||1 hour||111111111111|
|Spring Teaching||SEMINAR||1 hour||111111111111|
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Dr Catherine Will
Convenor, Assess convenor
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