Consumption, Culture, and Class
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Level: Graduate
Division: The New School for Social Research
Department: Sociology
Course Number: GSOC 5300
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Sociology
  • Social Development
  • Social Sciences
In this course, we will examine theories of consumption and lifestyle as well as empirical research on consumption in a range of contexts. We will focus on consumption particularly as it relates to production, commodification, and social class. Specific topics include childhood, gentrification, food, hospitality, tourism, taste, arts, and globalization.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions