Sociology of Communication

Documentary Film Studies, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 13021/2015

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 TP + 1,50 OT


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The students should view culture and arts in a sociological perspective;acquire theoretical skills that will enable them to expand their knowledge in specific matters and be able to build their own approach to the culture and their society.

Sociology as a form of consciousness;
The great sociological narratives of our days; Two approaches to post-modernity; ; The main theoretical conventions on cultural sociology

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment (cumulative): In-class research assignments (10%) + 2 written assignments (with oral presentation) (50%) + written test (40%)

Exam: (Written test) 100%

- Bourdieu, P. (2011). O Poder Simbólico. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Ancel, P. (1996). Une Representation sociale du temps. Paris: L'Harmattan
- Maigret, E. (2007). Sociologie de la communication et des médias. Paris: Armand Colin
- Berger, P. e LUcKmann, T. (2010). A construção social da realidade. Lisboa: Dinalivro

Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials.

Software used in class