Sociology of the book (s) (2006/2007)

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Course code
4S01426
Name of lecturers
Domenico Secondulfo, Emmanuele Morandi
Coordinator
Domenico Secondulfo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
SPS/08 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1st semester dal Oct 2, 2006 al Dec 20, 2006.

Lesson timetable

1st semester
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.4  

Learning outcomes

Book sociology aims at analysing the connection between collective rapresentations and written culture. Of corse this relation is the base of the progress of the cultural system.

Syllabus

The concept of social change in order to understand the change that a society creates through books and writing. Writing will be considered as a particular process of social differentiation which is completely different from verbal interaction. Investigation of the difference between writing and voice in a sociological perspective (reference to Margareth Archer, English sociologist). Seminary concerning reading socialization held by prof. Elisa Zoppei.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral or written test (open questions).