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    Hong Kong Society
    SOCI A202
      More information: Course Guide
    Hong Kong Society
    Course Start Date
    Spr 2021
    Course Level
    Middle
    Length in Terms
    2 terms
    Credits
    10
    Language
    English
    Fees ($) (including lab fees)
    N/A
    Future Terms
    Course
    Start Date
    Course Level Length in Terms Credits
    Language
    Fees ($)
    (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Spr 2021
    Middle 2 terms 10
    English
    N/A

    Course Coordinator: Dr Beatrice Lam, MPhil (HKU), PhD (Manchester)

    Course developers: Benjamin K P Leung, The University of Hong Kong; and Joel C L Lau

    This course is a middle-level course that provides students with an integrated understanding of Hong Kong society.

    Advisory prerequisite(s)
    You are advised to study either SOSC A101 or SOSC A111C before taking this course.

    Aims
    The overall aim of the course is to develop students’ understanding of the structure and historical development of Hong Kong society through a comprehensive and critical examination of a growing body of sociological studies in Hong Kong society.

    Contents
    The course covers the following topics:

    • A developmental overview of Hong Kong society

    • Family and social change

    • Social class and social mobility

    • Culture and society

    • Crime, deviance and social control

    • Social policy

    • Social conflict and social movements

    • Education

    Learning support
    There will be regular two-hour tutorials and day schools throughout the course.

    Assessment
    There are five assignments and a final examination. Students are required to submit assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

    Set book(s)
    There are no set books for this course.

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