1. Week 1: What is the point of social science? 3 items
    1. The sociological imagination - C. Wright Mills 1959 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Chapter 1: The promise, pp.3-24

    2. Real social science: applied phronesis - Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman, Sanford Schram 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 2: Phronetic social science: an idea whose time has come

  2. Week 2: Social science values, concepts & theories 2 items
    1. Making sense of social theory: a practical introduction - Charles H. Powers c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 16: Sociology as a coherent discipline: unifying themes. pp.225-229

    2. The Wiley-Blackwell companion to sociology - George Ritzer 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 6: Contemporary sociological theory. pp.98-118

  3. Week 3: Social science values, concepts & theories 4 items
    1. Social justice theory and practice for social work: critical and philosophical perspectives - Lynelle Watts, David Hodgson 2019 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 5: Power and knowledge. pp.81-95

    2. Cultural Studies Review - Aileen Moreton-Robinson Sep 2009

      Article Required

    3. Key concepts in sociology - Peter Braham 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 4: Capitalism. pp.15-20

    4. Neoliberalism - Julie A. Wilson 2018 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Pages 1-18: Introduction: Living in Competition

  4. Week 4: Social science 'problems' 3 items
    1. The Elephant in the RoomSilence and Denial in Everyday Life - Eviatar Zerubavel 09/03/2006

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: The conspiracy of silence

  5. Week 5: Social science approaches to inquiry 3 items
    1. Chapter 2: Asking and Answering Sociological Questions - Anthoni Giddens, Philip W. Sutton 2017

      Chapter Required

    2. Philosophy of social science: a new introduction - Nancy Cartwright, Eleonora Montuschi 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 9: Values in social science. pp.162-184

  6. Week 6: Social institutions-family, education, work 3 items
    1. Careership: a sociological theory of career decision making - Phil Hodkinson, Andrew C. Sparkes 01/1997

      Article Required

  7. Week 8: Social institutions-future of work/welfare 4 items
    1. The Dimensions of Insecure Work: A Factbook - Tanya Carney, Jim Stanford 29/05/2018

      Document Required

  8. Week 9: Social science majors - health & society 3 items
    1. The logic of care: health and the problem of patient choice - Annemarie Mol 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Two logics, pp.1-13

  9. Week 10: Social science majors-social/public policy 4 items
    1. Australian Politics and Policy: Senior Edition 2019

      Document Required Read Pages 687-706: Social policy

    2. Australian Politics and Policy: Senior Edition 2019

      Document Recommended Read Pages 503-521: Making public policy

    3. The evidence is in: you can't link imprisonment to crime rates - Bronwyn Naylor April 23, 2015 5.45am AEST

      Article Recommended

  10. Week 11: Social science majors-environment/society 3 items
    1. Environmental sociology - John A. Hannigan 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 1: Planet in peril, pp..1-17

    2. The climate responsibilities of industrial carbon producers - Peter C. Frumhoff, Richard Heede, Naomi Oreskes 2015-9

      Article Required

    3. Collapse, environment, and society - K. W. Butzer 06/03/2012

      Article Recommended

  11. Week 12: Social science majors - development 2 items
  12. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.