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Module GS-CVT-SoSc-E5-M-6

Soziologische Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie (M, 5.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
GS-CVT-SoSc-E5-M-6 Soziologische Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie 5.0 CP (150 h)

Basedata

CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [6] Master (General)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Lecturers
Area of study [SO-SOZ] Sociology
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Courses

Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Module-Part
Presence-Time /
Self-Study
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2V SO-09-11-1050-K-1
Soziologische Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie
P 28 h 122 h - - PL1 5.0 SuSe
  • About [SO-09-11-1050-K-1]: Title: "Soziologische Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 122 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination number: 39026 ("Einführung in die Sozialstrukturanalyse")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


Contents

Model of sociological explanation
  • Analysis of social action/theories of action
  • Social norms
  • Culture and socialization
  • Institutional orders and opportunities
  • Theories of rational choice
  • Dual Process Theories
  • Action routines, situational cues and frames, habitus.
  • Analysis of strategic situations/game theory.
  • Collective action
  • Micro and macro explanations

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Students recognize sociological problems and apply sociological theories to the analysis of social facts. They deal with the most important approaches to explaining social action, determine how social orders regulate the coexistence of people, and discuss how social facts (such as social norms, social inequality, or power and domination relations) emerge as often unintended consequences of their actions.

Literature

Hastie, Reid und Robyn M. Dawes (2010): Rational Choice in an Uncertain World. The Psychology of Judgement and Decision Making. Los Angeles: Sage.

Kahnemann, Daniel (2014): Schnelles Denken, langsames Denken. München: Pantheon.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)

None

Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)

None

References to Module / Module Number [GS-CVT-SoSc-E5-M-6]

Module-Pool Name
[GS-CVT-SoSc-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Social Sciences