Globalization of social and cultural processes in the modern world and its consequences.
Cultural ethnocentrism and cultural relativism
Leadership, social neglecting and social dilemmas.
Scientific-theoretical and socio-historical prerequisites for the emergence of sociology.
General characteristics of sociological research: structure and types.
The object and subject of sociology. The place of sociology in the system of social sciences.
Polling as a method of basic sociological information collecting.
The main components of culture
Concept and types of social deviation. Deviation and delinquency
Reasons for explaining deviant behavior (biological, psychological, etc.)
The process of social mobility
Family as a social institution.
The correlation of the concepts "individual", "individuality", "personality"
Individual socialisation (mechanisms, stages, agents and institutions)
Social activities, interaction and social relations.
Social change and social development. Concepts of social progress
Social norms. Law and morality as regulators of social relationships
Social regulators of personal behavior and social control
Social Positivism by A. Comte
Sociological concept of V. Pareto (1848-1923)
The sociological concept of M. Weber (1864-1920)
The sociological concept of E. Durkheim (1858-1917)
R. Merton’s theory of anomie
The mass culture phenomenon and its social bases
Formal and informal organizations. Bureaucratization as a feature of formal organizations
Formation of primary social relationships
Social inequality and social classes