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Culture (State-of the art)

Course Code :2300PSWCCS
Study domain:Sociology
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Walter Weyns
Gert Verschraegen
Elias Storms

3. Course contents *

PART I: Studying Culture in Society

  • culture in everyday life
  • performing culture
  • analysing cultural meaning: traditions and appraoches

PART II: Themes and issues in cultural sociology

  • culture, social stratification and identity
  • ethnicity and symbolic boundary work
  • religious boundary work
  • food as cultural practice and symbolic medium