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CS92PROD
Public Culture


SOC 264
Spring 2012 not offered
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.

Essential Capabilities:
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: (SISP-Soc Conc)(SOC)

Last Updated on JUL-03-2022
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