Department of Sociology

SOC553 SOCIOLOGY OF CONSUMPTION

Course Code: 2320553
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. BARIŞ MÜCEN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Overview of theories of consumption from a sociological perspective; consumption and modernity; consumption and postmodernity; consumption in different social and cultural contexts; current trends in consumption; relation of consumption to globalization, commodification, class, race, gender and identfy; political economy of consumption.

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