00905 - Sociology (O-Z)

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  • Teacher Asher Daniel Colombo

  • Credits 10

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Political, Social and International Sciences (cod. 8853)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Gender equality Decent work and economic growth Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course contents

The aim of the class is to provide students with the main tools from the most updated empirical research for the analysis of the contemporary societies. The class will be focused both around main social theories and around main topics in sociological research.

 The class will have an institutional part and a smaller monographic part devoted to the analysis and the discussion of the growing presence of immigrants communities in Italy and in Europe and the challenges connected to this presence. 


Please, refer to the italian bibliography section ("Testi/Bibliografia")

Teaching methods

Traditional lessons (see italian section for more details).

Assessment methods

The exam will be a multiple choice test. More informations will be given in the first lesson.

Office hours

See the website of Asher Daniel Colombo