Course: Sociology of Life-Style

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Course title Sociology of Life-Style
Course code KCHP/KSŽZP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Mišovič Ján, RSDr. CSc.
  • Tlčimuková Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
" Basic terms connected with way of life " Processes of technological changes, working process and their effect to way of life " Demografical conditions of life and way of life " The changes in family and their effect to way of life " Urbanization and changes of way of life " The changes in culture and their impact on way of life " Education and spirit orientation as important factor way of life " Consumer behaviour as a part of way of life " Free time and way of life " Relations of communication processes and way of life " Quality of life and healthy way of life " Individual actions of people as a part of way of life " The changes in way of life during historical development Narcissism and way of life Seminars : " Basic concepts which express way of life " Value orientation of Czech society " Type of family and theirrelations to way of life " About differences between town and country area " Cultural and educational differences of population and their relation to way of life " About differencies in consumer behaviour of population " Free time and its changes " Differences in housing and their influence in way of life " Communication media and vay of life " Interhuman relations, social activities and way of life " Preferences of health in relation to way of life " Moral climate and way of life

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes

To define basic terms and processes typical for present way of life and life style Pass judgement to choice sphere of social processes influential in way of life
Succeed in Sociology 2

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Interview

Preparation of account on some pronlems connected with way of life, active presentatiom during discussion , realization of exam test
Recommended literature
  • Bauman, Z. Úvahy o psotmoderní době. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2002.
  • Berger, P. I., Luckman, T. Sociální konstrukce reality. CDK Brno. 1999.
  • Dufková, J. et. al . Sociologie životního stylu . Plzeň, Aleš Čeněk, 2008.
  • Fromm,E. Mít nebo Být, MF. 1994.
  • Kabátek a kol. .: Sociologické texty II. Praha. UK. 1995..
  • Kubátová, H. Sociologie životního způsobu . Praha, Grada, 2010.
  • LORENZ, K. Odumírání lidskosti. Praha : Mladá fronta, 1997.
  • Lorenz, K. Osm smrtelných hříchů, Pyramida. 1990.
  • Maříková, H. Jaká je česká společnost. Praha, Slon, 2010.
  • Toffler, A. Šok z budoucnosti, Práce. 1992.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter