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Department of Sociology

 

Students wishing to take a one-year Part II in Sociology can take four papers from across Part IIA and Part IIB, subject to the following restrictions.

  1. Students normally ought to take either SOC2 ( Social Theory) or SOC3 (Modern Societies)
  2. Student should not take SOC4 ( Concept and Arguments) or CRIM3 (Two long-essays on Criminology Topic)
  3. Replacing one of the papers by a dissertation is not allowed.
  4. SOC6 can be taken only if SOC2 was taken in Year 2.

In 2022-23, available Sociology Part II papers are:

Part IIA Part IIB

SOC2. Social theory: organiser: Dr F Carreira da Silva

SOC3. Modern societies II: organiser: TBC

SOC4. Concepts and arguments in sociology: organiser: Dr D Kudaibergenova

SOC5. Statistics and methods(also serves as Paper CRIM2) : organiser: TBC

CRIM1:Foundations in criminology and criminal Justice: organiser: Dr C Lanksey

CRIM3:Two long-essays on a criminology topic: organiser: Prof L Gelsthorpe

SOC6. Advanced social theory: organiser: Prof J Gabrys

SOC7. Media, culture and society: organiser: Dr S Jayadeva

SOC8. War and revolution: organiser: Prof Hazem Kandil

SOC9. Global capitalism: organisers: Dr S Hogarth

SOC10. Gender: organiser: Prof S Franklin

SOC11. Racism, race and ethnicity: organiser: TBC

SOC12. Empire, colonialism, imperialism: organiser: Dr A Meghji

SOC13. Health, medicine and society: organiser: Prof D Weinberg

SOC15. Criminology, sentencing, and the penal system (also serves as paper CRIM4) (Paper 34 of the Law Tripos): organiser: Prof L Gelsthorpe

CRIM5: Social Order, Violence and Organised Forms of Criminality: organiser: Dr P Campana

Students should register their choices with the sociology administrator : undergrad@sociology.cam.ac.uk

The paper choices will have to be approved by the Sociology Head of Department.