Sociology as a moral discourse: a case study of social theory teaching

ROSIE, A., BUFTON, S. and HIRST, J. (2001). Sociology as a moral discourse: a case study of social theory teaching. British journal of sociology of education, 22 (2), 217-226.

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    Abstract

    This paper draws on case-study data collected from undergraduate students taking courses in social theory. The paper sets out an approach to Sociology as a discipline that promotes an understanding of moral categories. Drawing on the work of Bernstein, Benhabib and Hird, a model of 'generalised' and 'concrete other' provides a framework for understanding the discipline of Sociology and its pedagogy. A case study of student experience reveals the complexity of the 'concrete other' and how a more personalised and social interventionist account can be developed through Hird's concept of 'inner diversity'.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sheffield Institute of Education
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/01425690120054849
    Page Range: 217-226
    Depositing User: Ann Betterton
    Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2008
    Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 12:44
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/194

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