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SOC 262 - The Sociology of Culture


Credits: 3
Planned Offering: Not offered in 2013-2014

This course introduces research and theory in the sociology of culture. Explores such questions as: What is culture? What is the relationship between culture and society? How and why does culture change? In addition to these questions, topics covered include an examination of the various theoretical approaches to culture; the relationship between high and popular culture and the debate over cultural boundaries; the production, distribution and consumption of culture; national culture and national identity; globalization; and the intersections between culture and class, gender, ethnicity and race. Special attention will be paid to examining key cultural forms, such as television, fashion, music, advertising, museums, art, and literature. Staff.





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