Socio-humanitarian Problems of Modern Ukrainian Society

Major: Social work
Code of subject: 7.231.01.M.11
Credits: 3.00
Department: Sociology and Social Work
Lecturer: Professor Picha V.M.
Semester: 2 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: - to know the current research trends in the social sciences and humanities; - to understand the heuristic capabilities and limitations of modern scientific theories; - to be able to apply the ideas formulated by philosophers, economists, social anthropologists and representatives of other sciences about society and human in the sociological analysis of problems of modern society.
Required prior and related subjects: prerequisites: - Sociology of postmodernism and globalization, - Sociology of Sociology co-requisites: - Social forecasting, - Sociology of social problems,
Summary of the subject: Modern trends in theorizing of the human and society sciences. Heuristic capabilities of modern sociological theories. Areas of sociological analysis of modern society. Sociological centers of modern Ukraine and key areas of their work. Features for application of sociological knowledge.
Assessment methods and criteria: •ongoing monitoring: performances with essays on the subject of the course, the verbal questioning (50%) •final control: written examination in the form of testing (50%)
Recommended books: 1. Українське суспільство: моніторинг соціальних змін. Випуск 1 (15), Т. 1. – К., 2014. 2. Шульга Н.А. Дрейф на обочину: двадцать лет общественных изменений в Украине / Н.Шульга. – К., 2011. 3. Society under construction – opportunities and risks. Edited by P.Baldys and K.Piatek. - Biala.- Bielsko-Biala.-2015. 4. Society under construction: changes and challenges. Edited by L. Klymanska, Ya. Turchyn, V. Savka.- Lviv. – 2016.