cod. 1008359

Academic year 2020/21
2° year of course - Annual
Giulia CONTI
Academic discipline
Sociologia dei processi culturali e comunicativi (SPS/08)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

By taking this course, you will:

-Learn how economic forces and social structures such as class and
government policies influence how cities are socially and spatially organized, and
how that has changed over time.

-Learn about how urban living shapes social interaction, past and present.


No prerequisite for this course.

Course unit content

This course is an introduction to Sociology of Participatory Culture. We will explore several topics related
to society, urbanization, urbanism and culture in this course, with a general focus on Emilia Romagna cities, and a
spotlight on local neighborhoods, towns and issues. Topics include the impacts on cities today; theories about how cities are socially and spatially organized
and how these forms of organization are related; and how urban living affects social

Full programme

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Weekly readings will be made available on the Elly page.

Teaching methods

On and offline lessons.

Assessment methods and criteria

Participation: 50%
Class presentation: 50%

Other information

Active participation for this course are likely to be high. In addition to the readings, students will be required to participate actively in class.