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GE106 Society and the Individual
Semester 1 2014/15
Lecturer: Lee King Hang Roger
Email: rlee@cihe.edu.hk
Office: 902//Phone: 36536746
ITeaching Schedule

Week
Lecture

Tutorial
2
(23/09)
Introduction: Who am I?

Course Introduction

3
(30/09)
Traditional Conception of the Self and Society

Briefing on Group Presentation and Essay Writing
4
(07/10)
Modern Conception of the Self and Society

Plato, Apology (1)
5
(14/10)
Freud: Self, Society and Civilization

Plato, Apology (2)
6
(21/10)
Marx (1): Conception of Human Nature

《大學》、《孟子》(選段)
7
(28/10)
Marx(2): Critique of Capitalism

Kant, What is Enlightenment?

8
(04/11)
Sex and Gender

Freud, Civilization and its Discontents
9
(11/11)
Race, Nationality and Culture

Marx, 1859 Preface.
10
(18/11)
Urbanization

Presentation (1):
Sex and Gender
11
(25/11)
Globalization and Global Citizenship

Presentation (2):
Race, Nationality and Culture
12
(02/12)
Individual Liberty and the Power of the Government

Presentation (3):
Urbanization
13
(09/12)
Social Justice

Presentation (4):
Globalization and Global Citizenship
14
(16/12)
Final Test

Presentation (5):
Individual Liberty and the Power of the Government
Presentation (6):
Social Justice

IIAssessment Tasks/Activities

Assessment
Remarks
Weighing
(if applicable)
1. Final Test

- Open book/note
- Essay-type question(s)
30%

2. Individual Assignment

One Term Essay

30%

3. Group Presentation

- Group Presentation
- Discussion
20%
10%

4. Tutorial Participation

10%
Total

100%

IIISelected References

1 Barker, Chris, Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice, London and Thousand Oaks: Sage (2000). 2Bauman, Zygmunt, Thinking Sociologically: an Introduction for Everyone, Cambridge, Mass.: Basil Blackwell(1990). 3Bauman, Zygmunt, Liquid Times: Living in an Age of Uncertainty, Cambridge: Polity (2006). 4...


References: 1 Barker, Chris, Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice, London and Thousand Oaks: Sage (2000).
2 Bauman, Zygmunt, Thinking Sociologically: an Introduction for Everyone, Cambridge, Mass.: Basil Blackwell(1990).
3 Bauman, Zygmunt, Liquid Times: Living in an Age of Uncertainty, Cambridge: Polity (2006).
4 Eagleton, Terry, The Idea of Culture, New York: Image Books (1985).
5 Freud, Sigmund, Five Lectures on Psychoanalysis, Norton (1977).
6 Giddens, Anthony, The Consequences of Modernity, Polity (1990).
7 Giddens, Anthony, Modernity and Self-Identity, Stanford, California: Stanford University Press (1991).
8 Giddens, Anthony, Runaway World, Profile Book (2000).
9 Hewitt, John, Self and Society, Pearson, (2011).
10 Marx, Karl and Frederick Engels, Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844, Wilder Publications, Limited (7 Mar 2011).
11 Singer, Peter, One World: The Ethics of Globalization, Yale University Press (2004).
12 Slater, Don, Consumer Culture and Modernity, Polity Press (1998).
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