SOC197 Sociology of housing in the micro-perspective

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Lucie Galčanová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Barbora Vacková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
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
Mon 14:00–15:40 U23
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: 10/40, only registered: 0/40, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/40
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Course aims to develop the previous knowledge from the SOC143 Housing Sociology and Housing Policy approaching the housing and home on the micro level. Apart from reviewing the significant theoretical context, students will examine and adopt the competencies of housing research project design focused on everyday housing experience of the selected phenomena in the contemporary Czech society.
  • Lectures will address following issues:
  • - introduction, sociology of housing and housing policies reveiw
  • - housing and home as a problematic concept, theoretical introduction, topics of the research projects
  • - material culture studies: spaces, places, things and people
  • - housing, home, homeland and migration studies
  • - housing, home, and modern politics
  • - housing, home, and identity
  • - housing, home, and gender
  • - housing, home, and memory
  • - housing, home, and social exclusion
  • - housing, home, and homelessness
  • - presentation of students´research projects
    required literature
  • BLUNT, Alison and Robyn M. DOWLING. Home. New York NY: Routledge, 2006. xvi, 304. ISBN 0415332753. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, seminar, discussion of the topics from the readings and of the results of home work.
Assessment methods
active participation in the seminars, electronic home test, written essay and team multimedial presentation of the research project
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
General note: Předmět je určen přednostně studujícím bakalářských programů.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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