Cultural Analysis and Social Theory
0.5 Credit

This course reviews important issues in cultural analysis and social theory, such as the politics and practices of representation, the relationship between knowledge and power (both within and between cultures), the relationship between race, class and gender, discourse and the production of alterity and difference, ethnographic authority, instrumental reason and modernity, relativism versus  universalism, hegemonic and counter-hegemonic forces in both the mass media and everyday life.