Unit 1

Overview of CAPE SOCIOLOGY UNIT 1

Cape Sociology Unit 1

This Unit is divided into three Modules:

Module 1 covers the area dealing with

Sociology:

  • Sociology the Discipline
  • Methods of Research
  • Origins of Caribbean Sociology

Culture:

  • What is Culture?
  • Caribbean Culture

Identity:

  • What is Identity?
  • Caribbean Identity

Module 2 covers the area dealing with Social Institutions

The Family

  • Definiton
  • Functions
  • Family Types
  • Ethnic Families

Religion

  • Definition
  • Functions
  • Types
  • Origins of Caribbean indigenous Religions

Education

  • Definition
  • Functions
  • History and Development of Caribbean Education systems

Module 3 - Social Stratification and Social Mobility

  • Definition
  • Functions
  • Caribbean Stratification
  • Social mobility in the Caribbean