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The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at This site contains only previous years' guides.

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TALS1005 Consumption, Culture and Economy II, Discussion group 3 ECTS
Organised by
Economic Sociology
Person in charge
Taru Lindblom

Learning outcomes

The course aims at deepening students' knowledge on lifestyle, culture, and leisure research. After completing the course, the students will be able to analyse chosen cultural phenomena and lifestyle issues by reflecting on the current theoretical framework and research findings.


The course will focus on examining consumption, culture and lifestyle particularly from a global perspective. The course examines the relationships between new media and technology, advertisement and marketing as well as changing welfare systems with contemporary lifestyles and cultures.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English

Students will participate in discussion group once a weed during a period of 4 to 6 weeks. They will prepare a short essay before each classroom gathering based on the material discussed the given week. The details and dates, as well as the reading material for the discussion group session are posted in the course moodle page.


Numeric 0-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Social Research
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Department of Social Research
Social Research
Finnish Study Modules
Department of Social Research
Social Policy
Social Work
Economic Sociology