Historical Sociology

New School for Social Research: Sociology

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Historical Sociology

Spring 2020

Taught By: Andrew Arato

Section: A

CRN: 2577

Credits: 3

The course will introduce historical approaches to sociology around a single problem area: the formation of the modern state. We will consider the concept of the state as well as some of the main approaches dealing with its origins. While the first part of the course will deal with the development of European states, and the corresponding state system, as well as alternative polity formations in early modernity, the second half will focus on the different paths of state formation under collapsing empires, and post colonial settings. Time permitting we will have a topic on the European federation, as an alternative to the nation state.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Sociology (GSOC)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: February 3, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 12, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:21am 2/20/2020 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 1:55pm - 3:45pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 611

Date Range: 1/22/2020 - 5/6/2020