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University of Regina
Department of Sociology and Social Studies

Sociology 304 - Winter 1999

Issues in Modern Sociological Theory

Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30 - 12:45, CL315


  1. Will Kymlicka, Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights
  2. Nancy Folbre, Who Pays for the Kids? Gender and the Structures of Constraint
  3. Alluquère Rosanne Stone, The War of Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age

Some background materials for Sociology 304 for the Winter 1999 semester are provided on this web site. These materials are intended primarily for students in Sociology 304 at the University of Regina during the Winter semester of 1999. Others are free to use these materials, but please give appropriate credit if you do so. I apologize for any errors or misinterpretations. Remember that these are notes for classes and are not finished products.

This web page page will be updated periodically as we proceed through the semester. Please provide feedback to the class instructor Paul Gingrich concerning how to improve the presentation of the materials.

Class Syllabus

Class Notes:
Theory of the Virtual Class - Notes from April 8
Interview with Arthur Kroker
Community - Notes from April 6
Interaction - Notes from April 1
Social Environment of Cyberspace - Notes from March 30
Images of the New Technologies - Notes from March 25
Quotes and Definitions - Virtuality and Cybersapce
Introduction to Stone - Notes from March 23
Introduction to Virtuality and Cyberspace - Notes from March 18
Conclusion to Who Pays for the Kids? - Notes from March 11
Statistics on Canadian Incomes and Time Allocation - March 11
Application to Analysis of Fertility Change - Notes from March 9
Folbre's Composite Feminist Approach - Notes from March 4
Marxian Structural Approach - Notes from March 2
Neoclassical Economic Models - Notes from February 16 and 18
Reproduction and Production - Notes from February 11
Introduction to Who Pays for the Kids? - Notes from February 9
Conclusion to Multicultural Citizenship - Notes from February 2
Culture - Notes from January 28
Nation and People - Notes from January 26
Diversity - Notes from January 21
Sociological Background - Notes from January 19 and 21
Overview of Multicultural Citizenship - Notes from January 12
Introduction - Notes from January 7

Assignments for Winter 1999:
Final Assignment
Second Term Paper
First Term Paper

Sociology 304 - Winter 1998:

Announcement for Sociology 304, Winter, 1999


If you have any comments or questions please contact:

Paul Gingrich, Professor
Department of Sociology and Social Studies
University of Regina, CL217
(306) 585-4196

This page was last edited on April 9, 1999.