(MSc and MPhil in Sociology; Michaelmas 2018)


Syllabus and reading list (with tips for essays by Pepita Barlow)

Online reading list linking to library resources


  1. Instrumental rationality
  2. Interaction and emotions
  3. Altruism and values
  4. Social integration
  5. Social networks
  6. Diffusion
  7. Cultural evolution
  8. Explanation and evidence


Michael Biggs, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford