Department of Sociology

Multiple Faces Of Dominatıon(SOC473)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
SOC473 Multiple Faces Of Dominatıon 7 3 0 0 3 6
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Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Nazlı ÖKTEN GÜLSOY nokten@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
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Objective By intensive and extensive reading of Bourdieu's work, this course aims to develop an understanding of the distinction of Bourdieu's approach from the other versions of classical and contemporary sociology and social science.
Content The course aims to follow a chronology of Bourdieu's work beginning with his Algerian period,works of Ethnology in Kabylia through his studies on education to end with his influence on the intellectual field
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of this course the student will be able to
1. develop a nuanced understanding of concepts as habitus, capital and field, and of their application to the analysis of social fields
2. distinguish Bourdieu's approach from the other versions of classical and contemporary sociology and social science.
3. understand how the development of a specific approach is related to the work of other contemporary researchers
4. develop a view on the structure of theory formation and its relation to historical production
5. discuss the contemporary utilisations of sociological concepts developed by Bourdieu.
Teaching and Learning Methods Readings, class participation, presentations, documentaries
References Excerpts from Pierre Bourdieu’s work :
Le Déracinement, Minuit, 1964.
Esquisse d’une théorie de la pratique. Précédé de Trois études d’ethnologie kabyle, Seuil.
Le Bal des célibataires. Crise de la société paysanne en Béarn, Seuil.
Le Sens pratique, Paris, Ed. de Minuit (Le sens commun), 1980
Les héritiers : les étudiants et la culture, Paris : Ed. de Minuit, 1964
La reproduction : éléments pour une théorie du système d'enseignement
L'amour de l'art : les musées et leur public, Paris : Ed. de Minuit, 1966
La distinction : critique sociale du jugement, Paris : Ed. de Minuit, 1979,
Homo academicus, Paris : Ed. de Minuit, 1984
La misère du monde, Paris, Seuil (Libre examen), 1993
La domination masculine, Paris, Seuil (Liber), 1998

Alexander, Jeffrey C, La réduction : critique de Bourdieu/ Jeffrey C. Alexander, Paris : Cerf, 2000.
Pinto, Louis, Pierre Bourdieu et la théorie du monde social, Paris : Albin Michel, 1999
Le travail sociologique de Pierre Bourdieu : dettes et critiques, sous la dir. de Bernard Lahire, Paris : Ed. la Découverte, 1999
Fowler, Bridget, Pierre Bourdieu and cultural theory : critical investigations, London : Sage, 1997.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 General presentation
2 Algerian period
3 Ethnographic field in Kabyle
4 Return to Béarn and the study of matrimonial strategies
5 Museums and Art
6 Social reproduction and the role of education
7 Ilusio, libido et habitus
8 Midterm examination
9 Documentary screening
10 The field as a game
11 Classes and social space
12 The state and the political field
13 Locatig Bourdieu in the intellectual field
14 Course evaluation and discussion
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 60
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 40
Toplam 3 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 1 20
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 40
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 2 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student will be able to recognize and assess the essential theoretical perspectives both in sociology and its related domains. X
2 The student will be able to make use of the major theoretical analyses and sociological concepts in his/her own research topics. X
3 The student will be able to articulate sociological perspective and reasoning with social and historical facts, and to interpret social and historical issues with a sociological eye. X
4 The student will be able to assess the current state of research and knowledge on the classical and contemporary domains of sociological inquiry as well as its relevant fields. X
5 The student will be able to design and conduct a sociological research with appropriate theoretical construction and empirical methods. X
6 The student will be able to produce a written research report that relates research questions to empirical findings. X
7 The student will be able to appropriately use both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. X
8 The student will be able to make appropriate use of statistical software programs for data processing and analysis.
9 The student will be able to make appropriate use of statistical software programs for data processing and analysis. X
10 Graduates will be able to follow the scientific production both in English and French as well as Turkish. X
11 Graduates will be able to develop a comparative and interdisciplinary approach which will integrate sociology within a broader social science perspective. X
12 Graduates will be able to interpret the history and modernization of Turkey through its sociological consequences.
13 The student will be able to intervene to social and political processes in order to propose possible solutions to the problems caused by social inequalities and discriminations. X
14 The student will be able to develop a reflexive point of view on his/her position as a a sociologist as well as a researcher. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 3 42
Assignments 1 6 6
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 12 12
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 112
Total Workload / 25 4,48
Credits ECTS 4
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