Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
King's

Sociology 3355F/G

SOCIOLOGY OF CATASTROPHE


From the September 11th terrorist attacks to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, modern societies are now rife with technological, social, and 'natural' catastrophes that were previously unimaginable. This seminar course engages with perspectives on governance, risk, crime, (in)security, and surveillance to foster a social understanding of catastrophe.

Prerequisite(s): 1.0 from Sociology courses at the 1000 level and third or fourth year standing in a module in Sociology or Criminology.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: SOCIOLOG

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