Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Subjectivity, Power and Government
0.5 Credit

An examination of the relationship of governmental power to the formation of individual and collective identities in liberal-capitalist societies. Sociological theoretical perspectives will be used to analyze how subjectivity and agency are constituted by power. Traditional understandings of the relationship between subjectivity, power, and government in the field of political sociology will be challenged.

Additional Course Information
SY210 (or SY204*), (SY387 or SY388) or SY389, or permission of the department.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision March 3, 2011: SY422 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2011.