SANT3508 - Globalization Theory and Culture

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Vurderingsordning

Vurderingsordning: Skriftlig eksamen
Karakter: Bokstavkarakterer

Vurderingsform Vekting Varighet Hjelpemidler Delkarakter
Skriftlig eksamen 100/100 4 timer

Faglig innhold

Globalization is the buzzword of the 21st century. If we live in a globalized world, what does this mean for our economics, our culture, our work and leisure, even our sense of ourselves? The course offers a survey of the major theories and debates of globalization. The course examines in addition the social and cultural aspects of globalization processes.

Globalization processes refers to the intensification of global interconnectedness which entails increased standardization, homogenization and universalization as Western ideologies circulate more widely. Accommodating unifying and standardizing and universalizing impulses, however, we also find more heterogeneous, particular and local expressions, hybridization, creolization and forms of resistance. The deterritorialization of culture and the global flow of commodities, advertising and media give rise to new premises for the construction of meaning, identity and subjectivity, along with new social imaginaries and cultural repertoires.

Læringsutbytte

The candidate has attained
- a broad understanding of the key concepts of globalization theory
- knowledge of various theories of globalization processes
- insight into recent research pertaining to globalization processes

Skills:
The candidate has acquired skills to
- asses the implications of globalization for people’s everyday life
- analyze the construction of meaning, identity and subjectivity in a globalized world
- analyze the construction of new social imaginaries and cultural repertoires in a globalized world

Læringsformer og aktiviteter

Lecture, seminars and written assignment. SANT 2003, SANT2010, SANT2011, AFR2120 and SANT3508: Minimum one course will be offered in the spring semester. Which course that is offered will be announced at the beginning of the spring semester. The announcement will be made at the Department and on the Department's web page.

Obligatoriske aktiviteter

  • Skriftlig oppgave

Spesielle vilkår

Vurderingsmelding krever godkjent undervisningsmelding samme semester. Obligatorisk aktivitet fra tidligere semester kan godkjennes av instituttet.

Forkunnskapskrav

Either 60 ECTS in Social Anthropology or a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Kursmateriell

See reading list available at the beginning of the semester.

Studiepoengreduksjon

Emnekode Reduksjon Fra Til
SANT3507 5.0 01.09.2013

Eksamensinfo

Vurderingsordning: Skriftlig eksamen

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