Identity and multiculturalism

  • A.A. 2014/2015
  • CFU 3
  • Ore 18
  • Classe di laurea LM-49
Isabella Crespi / Professore di ruolo - II fascia / Sociologia dei processi culturali e comunicativi (SPS/08)
Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione, dei Beni Culturali e del Turismo
Prerequisiti

General knowledge of sociological concepts and theories

Obiettivi del corso

The aims of this course are: to provide a comprehensive understanding of modern
multicultural society, to critically discuss the main issues of contemporary sociology of culture, to develop skills of a comparative analysis and assessment of cultural
differences.

Programma del corso

The sociological research of multicultural society.
The interdependence of economic, political and cultural factors in the process of social change.
Multiculturalism as the coexistence of different cultures.
The dimensions of sociocultural differentiation - ethnicity and social stratification.
The understanding of cultural phenomena, values and norms that shape social
conduct, the rules and conventions of everyday social life.
The positions of ethnocentrism and cultural relativism.
Citizenship, Europe and social integration

Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (A) Watson C.W. Multiculturalism Open university Press, Buckingham-Philadelphia, 2000 » Pagine/Capitoli: all
Metodi didattici
  • Lessons, group discussion, homework and classwork.
Modalità di valutazione
  • Essays writings, presentations and classroom discussion for attending students
    The exam is oral and regarding the content of the references indicated in the
    program.
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