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Public Culture

SOC 264
Fall 2010
Section: 01  
Certificates: Civic Engagement, International Relations
Course Cluster: Service-Learning

This course explores major approaches to the study of public culture. We will focus on sociological themes including the analysis of the public sphere, urban culture, cultural institutions and policy, urban history, and cultural tourism. Public culture is studied as a contested site at both the national and local levels, as well as an agent for and reflection of social change in the United States and across the globe. This course includes a required three- to four-week community service-learning project.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
This class examines public culture in the United States and across the globe. We will focus on the aesthetics and politics of public culture in the context of social change, development, and cultural policy. This course will help students develop the ability to understand the relationships between cultural expression, political economy, identity, and the public sphere across diverse settings.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (SOC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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