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This course examines the conceptual and exegetical innovations introduced by contemporary strands of social theory.
More specifically, teaching and discussion focus on the social construction of reality, the theorization of social identities and the conditions of their constitution, the problematic of late modernity and post-modernity.
Our approach to the themes under discussion seeks to bring out the political implications of contemporary social theory and its importance for the development of political theory and analysis.
Αmong others, we study the concepts of: social construction of reality in everyday life, the social imaginary, social construction and the politics of hegemony, social construction and habitus-field, social construction-performativity and gender.
Comprehension and critical evaluation of key social and political theories of social construction.
Development of analytical and argumentative skills in relevant topics.
Αbility to connect the theories of social construction with political theory and analysis.
Ability to write an essay of critical argument on topics of political and social theory.