SOC 278 - Social Geography of Contemporary Cultures

Overview

Course Title

Social Geography of Contemporary Cultures

Department(s)

Description

The course reexamines the relationship of geography and social life, focusing on the ways place and space matter both in everyday cultural practices and in contemporary political issues, such as environmentalism, homelessness, and migration. Special attention is paid to globalization and new technologies for the way these are changing work, leisure, family, identity, and embodiment. New social spaces will be treated such as those created within urban/suburban multicultures, mass media, and cybercultures.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

018468

Course Schedule