Communication Sociology

Photography, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 8645/2020 - 08/09/2020

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Maria da Conceição Correia Salvado Pinto Pereira Barras Romana

Prerequisites
NA

Objectives
a)Understand communication phenomena in a sociological perspective
b)Learn methodologies and theoretical concepts that enable the interpretation of communication phenomena in modern society.
c)Develop critical analysis and reflection skills based on fundamental texts.

Program
1. Representations: Language and society;
2. Sociology and Communication: the return of the founders;
3. Bourdieu: Social Space and Lifestyles/Habitus/ capitals/ symbolic power;
4. The Social production of Information
5. Photography as an object of Sociology

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous Assessment
-thematic review and discussion -20
Theoretical written test -40%
-Individual analysis work-40%

Final assessment
Exam - written test -100%

Bibliography
- Berger, P. e Luckmann, N. (2010). Construção Social da Realidade. Lisboa: Dinalivro
- Bourdieu, P. (2011). O Poder Simbólico. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Castells, M. (2002). A Era da Informação: Economia, Sociedade e Cultura. Lisboa: Fundação C. Gulbenkian
- O Camponês e a Fotografia.(2006, 0 de junho). Revista de Sociologia e Politica, pp. 31-39.

Method of interaction
theoretical exposition / topic discusison and sociological analysis

Software used in class