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Academic Year 2005/2006
Work and Leisure: The Sociology of Everyday Life
SOC 265 SP
Work and leisure represent two of the central coordinates of life experience and personal identity. How do work and leisure differ and what is the relationship between them? How do they vary by gender and class? How
relations of domination and resistance enacted in work and free time? Topics may include men's and women's work, historical transformations in work and leisure, workplace subcultures and workplace resistance, popular
and the construction of gender, class and race, sports, the mass media and the sociology of taste and consumption.
Leidner, FAST FOOD, FAST TALK: SERVICE WORK AND THE ROUTINIZATION OF EVERYDAY LIFE
Graham, ON THE LINE AT SUBARU-ISUZU
Grindstaff, THE MONEY SHOT
Schor, DO AMERICANS SHOP TOO MUCH?
Turkle, LIFE ON THE SCREEN
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Four brief paper, group presentation, and research paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Readings are subject to change.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
SOC151 OR SOC152
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- Instructor(s): Clawson,Mary Ann
- Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: PAC421;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 25)
- SR. major: 9 Jr. major: 10
- SR. non-major: 0 Jr. non-major: 0 SO: 6 FR: X
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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