SOC133 Sociology of Culture

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Slavomíra Ferenčuhová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Csaba Szaló, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Dr. Werner Binder (assistant)
Mgr. Jana Obrovská, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Ladislav Rabušic, CSc.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Tue 17:00–18:30 P21
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 40 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 3/40, only registered: 0/40, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/40
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to
understand and explain sociological interpretations of the social influences on cultural formations as well as to a sociological interpretations of the cultural influences on social processes.
work with conceptual tools in their own empirical research in the field of cultural sociology
develop sociolgical interpretations of practices, institutions, and discourses that generate intersubjective meanings.
  • Key analytical perspectives on the interdependence of culture and society.
  • Identities and practices as cultural instruments.
  • Institutional fields of cultural production.
  • Categories, knowledge and narratives as cultural frameworks.
  • The event of cultural innovation and the process of social change.
    required literature
  • Cultural sociology. Edited by Lyn Spillman. 1st pub. Malden: Blackwell Publishers, 2002. xiv, 369 s. ISBN 0-631-21653-7. info
    not specified
  • Almond, David. Skellig. Hodder. 1998.
  • Haidt, Jonathan. The Righteous Mind. New York. Pantheon. 2012.
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussions, group projects, presentations.
Assessment methods
presentation, written examination, group project.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět je určen přednostně studujícím bakalářských programů.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017.
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