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SOSLA2.3 Cultural Studies/ISSS 6 ECTS

General description

A book exam advancing the basic studies in Sociology.

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to sociological understanding of culture and to social-scientific cultural studies.


Inglis & Hughson present classic and more recent approaches to culture in their book. The rest of the books are examples of classic and new social-scientific cultural studies.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Literature examination on a general examination day. Essay option must be discussed with the teacher beforehand. The availability of thematic seminars varies yearly.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Inglis & Hughson: Confronting culture. Polity Press 2003;

2. Adams & Savran (eds.): The Masculinity Studies Reader. Blackwell 2002;

3. Alasuutari: Social theory & human reality. Social Theory and Human Reality. Sage 2004;

4.Gauntlett, Media, Gender and Identity, Routledge 2008.





Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Sociology (Sociology/ISSS)
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
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