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Body as Subject of Social Research

Code: 218327
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Marija Lončar
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Marija Lončar - Seminar
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Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
Introducing with the major concepts of the body as social phenomenon with the aim of understanding social process and their influence for the sociological understanding of the body and embodiment in contemporary society.
Learning outcomes:
  1. define and analyse key concepts of the body/embodiment
  2. articulate body and body experience form the sociological perspective;
  3. notice influence of the social, cultural and political processes for defining body and body experience
  4. critically analyse age, gender, sexual and political implications for defining body and body experience
  5. research conceptualisation of the body and embodiment in contemporary society
Literature:
  1. The Transformation of Intimacy: Sexuality, Love and Eroticism in Modern Societies., , Giddens, A., Cambridge: Polity Press, 1992.
  2. Body Matters: Essays on the Sociology of the Body, , Scott, S.; Morgan, D., eds., London. Washington, D.C.: The Falmer Press, 2005.
  3. Embodying Sociology: Retrospect, Progress and Prospects. Sociological Review Monographs, , Shilling, C., ed., Oxford: Blackwell, 2007.
  4. The Body Social: Symbolism, Self and Society, , Synnott, A., 1993, 2007.
1. semester
Sociologija (diplomski studij-zimski semestar) - Regular studij - Single Major Graduate Study Programme in Sociology

3. semester
Sociologija (diplomski studij-zimski semestar) - Regular studij - Single Major Graduate Study Programme in Sociology
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