Political Sociology (Course 220 for PPE and History and Politics)

 

The reading list is here.

 

Links to lecture slides below are to old ones until updated. Note that the slides are provided here for reference and for those studying topics in tutorials before the relevant lecture. They are not intended to be stand-alone teaching materials or a substitute for attending the lectures.

 

MT 2018 Lectures Fridays 12-1pm, Exam Schools,

 

by Stephen Fisher and Michael Biggs

1. Introduction

2. Class

3. Welfare (Biggs)

4. Ethnicity

5. Attitudes to ethnic minorities and immigrants, and the radical right

6. Religion

7. Gender 

8. Change in social attitudes

 

HT 2019 Lectures Fridays 12-1pm, Exam Schools,

 

by Stephen Fisher and Michael Biggs

1. Political culture and social capital

2. Political participation (Biggs)

3. Social movements (Biggs)

4. Voter turnout

5. Media

6. Elites (Biggs)

7. Nationalism

8. Civil Wars and Revolutions

 

 

Stephen Fisher

Department of Sociology

Manor Road

Oxford OX1 3UQ

stephen.fisher@sociology.ox.ac.uk