SS5426 - Social Problems in Contemporary Societies

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to enable students to analyse social problems in contemporary societies with sociological theories, and to critically evaluate the social policies and generate new social development strategies to tackle real world problems with a focus on Hong Kong and China.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Term Paper: 70%
Student Presentation: 30%
Detailed Course Information


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