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Cultural Policy and Cultural Sociology

Module name (EN): Cultural Policy and Cultural Sociology
Degree programme: Cultural Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020
Module code: MAKM-130
SAP-Submodule-No.: P430-0007, P430-0008
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (60 Minuten) und written composition

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Exam recurrence:
The information regarding exam recurrence is found within the exam policy of the study programme (ASPO).
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAKM-130 (P430-0007, P430-0008) Cultural Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MAKM-230 Culture and Didactics

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Simone Odierna
Dozenten des Studiengangs

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Learning outcomes:
Students will develop, expand and deepen their specialized and methodological knowledge on the following points in relation to the following topics:
Ethical questions and general terms:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_        be able to illustrate the relevance of the integration of ethical questions (e.g. interculturality, interreligiousness, intergenerationality, inclusion of children, young people and older people, as well as people with disabilities, gender and queer debates in the cultural field and in cultural policy) and place them in a larger (socio-political) context.
A. Cultural Policy
Students will:
_        become familiar with the system of cultural policy management in the Federal Republic of Germany, the federal states and municipalities and be able to outline the legal and political foundations,
_        become familiar with the possibilities of cultural-political design (ability) at the local, regional and interregional level and will be able to present application examples,
_        gain initial insights into the basics of cultural policy and the cultural-political sector, understand its peculiarities in comparison to other policy fields and be able to present these in an understandable way,
_        be able to analyze and present specific issues from cultural policy and sociology,
_        develop a comprehensive understanding of target group-oriented cultural policy, taking into account target group-specific approaches to culture, and will be able to draft exemplary sector-specific cultural policy concepts for various target groups, plan implementation steps and present these to the group,
_        will gain initial insight into the economic and social dimensions of cultural management and be able to place them in a broader socio-political context,
_        become familiar with the work of players from the field of cutural policy - also on the Internet - and will be able to present strategies for the use of cultural policy work in local, regional and federal government, as well as on the Internet on the basis of examples.
B. Cultural Sociology
Students will:
_        be familiar with analyses of the relationship between culture and society and can place them in a broader social context,
_        know the basics of cultural sociology with an emphasis on cultural players, institutions, organizations and networks and be able to present them,
_        be familiar with examples of cultural sociological analyses of current scenes and milieus (scenes, event culture,...) and be able to present practical examples,
_        have gained insight into the various forms of cultural production and consumption and will be able to create examples for use in cultural management,
_        be familiar with the problems of socialization, mediation, reception and appropriation of culture and be able describe them using examples,
_        be aware of international and intercultural references and be able to place them in a broader context
Students will be familiar with:
_        the international institutions and organizations in the field of cultural policy, in particular the SaarLoLux area and be able to present them,
_        examples of work from international institutions, organizations and networks in the field of cultural policy, and be aware of their legal foundations and strategies, as well as how they work and can present them.
Practical relevance:
Students will be able to:
_        understand and analyze questions and peculiarities of cultural policy and sociology and reproduce them in planning and control models,
_        understand and describe cultural policy planning and control methods,
_        describe, develop, plan and design cultural policy strategies,
_        carry out socio-cultural analyses and comparisons,
_        communicate more efficiently _ also interculturally _ and cooperate with different target groups, external players and groups.

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Module content:
Ethical questions and general terms:
Integration of ethical questions on cultural policy and cultural sociology e.g.
_        interculturality, interreligiousness, intergenerationality, inclusion of children, young people and older people, as well as people with disabilities, gender and queer debates in the cultural field and in cultural policy.
A. Cultural Policy
_        Basics of cultural policy: fundamentals of cultural policy: concepts, spheres, fields of work and players in cultural policy, significance, integration in social policy, differentiation from educational policy, state of research and teaching
_        History, development, theories and examples of cultural policy in the Federal Republic (federal government, states and municipalities), and in Europe
_        German-French cultural policy, especially in the SaarLoLux region
_        Cultural policy in the digital society: Internet _ Power - Culture
_        Cultural policy and cultural mangement: conflicts and opportunities
B. Cultural Sociology
_        Basics of cultural sociology: concepts, significance, its place in sociology, current state of research and teaching
_        Relationship between culture and society: enculturation
_        Acculturation
_        Players in cultural sociology: producers, intermediaries, recipients, media

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Teaching methods/Media:
_        Seminaristic lecture course
_        _SOL _ Self-organized learning
_        Case studies (ggf. study trips)
_        Role playing
_        Group and project work (concept development and presentation)
_        Discussions with fellow students and third parties
_        Presentations and preparation of documentation/papers
        On the basis of selected data material and case studies, students willlearn to develop concepts independently, implement and reflect on them.

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Berger, Peter A., Hitzler, Ronald (Hrsg.) (2010): Individualisierungen. Ein Vierteljahrhundert _jenseits von Stand und Klasse_? Wiesbaden.
_        Betz, Gregor, u.a. (2011): Urbane Events. Wiesbaden.
_        Council of Europe/ERICarts (Hrsg.): Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe (Kulturpolitik und Kulturfinanzierung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland sowie in anderen europäischen Ländern): > country profiles
_        Deutscher Bundestag (Hrsg.): _Kultur in Deutschland_. Schlußbericht der Enquete- Kommission des Deutschen Bundestages; mit allen Gutachten auf DVD, Regensburg (Conbrio) 2008 (_ 35,-) > auch als download:
_        Elias, Norbert (1976). Über den Prozess der Zivilisation. Frankfurt.
_        Fuchs, Max: Kulturpolitik, Wiesbaden (VS-Verlag) 2007 siehe auch Texte von M. Fuchs als download:
_        Fuchs, Max: Kulturpolitik als gesellschaftliche Aufgabe. Eine Einführung in Theorie, Geschichte, Praxis, Opladen/Wiesbaden (Westdeutscher Verlag) 1998 (Handapparat)
_        Haferkamp, Hans (Hrsg.) (1990). Sozialstruktur und Kultur. Frankfurt.
_        Hitzler, Ronald u.a. (2011): Eventisierung. Drei Fallstudien zum marketingstrategischen Massenspaß. Wiesbaden.
_        Ronald Hitzler, u.a. (2010): Leben in Szenen. Formen juveniler Vergemeinschaftung heute. Wiesbaden.
_        Honer, Anne, u.a. (Hrsg) (2010): Fragile Sozialität. Inszenierungen, Sinnwelten, Existenzbastler. Zum Werk von Ronald Hitzler. Wiesbaden.
_        Institut für Kulturpolitik der Kulturpolitischen Gesellschaft (Hrsg.): Jahrbücher für Kulturpolitik, Bonn-Essen (Klartext Verlag)
_        Klein, Armin: Kulturpolitik. Eine Einführung, 3. akt. Auflage, Wiesbaden (VS-Verlag) 2009
_        Lissek-Schütz, Ellen: Kulturpolitik seit der Wiedervereinigung _ Bilanz und Perspektiven, in: Handbuch _Kultur-Management-Politik_, Kap. B 1.2, Stuttgart/Berlin (Raabe/Klett Verlag) 2007
_        Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft (Hrsg.) (lfd): Kulturpolitische Mitteilungen, Bonn.
_        Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft (Hrsg.) (lfd.): Jahrbuch für Kulturpolitik. (Jahrgänge ab 2006 ff) Essen.
_        Moebius, Stephan, u.a. (Hsg.) (2013): Kultur-Soziologie. Klassische Texte der neueren deutschen Kultursoziologie, Wiesbaden.
_        Moebius, Stephan (2012): Kultur. Von den Cultural Studies bis zu den Visual Studies: Eine Einführung, Bielefeld.
_        Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung (Hrsg.): Einigungsvertrag: Vertrag zwischen der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik über die Herstellung der Einheit Deutschlands, Bonn 6. Sept. 1990
_        Scheytt, Oliver: Kulturstaat Deutschland. Plädoyer für eine aktivierende Kulturpolitik, Bielefeld (transcript) 2008
_        Scheytt, Oliver: Kulturpolitische Leitbegriffe, in: Handbuch _Kultur-Management- Politik_, Kap. B 1.7, Stuttgart/Berlin (Raabe/Klett Verlag) 2010
_        Schwencke, Olaf u. a.: Kulturpolitik von A bis Z. Ein Handbuch für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene, Berlin (B&S Verlag) 2008
_        Simmel, Georg (1992). Soziologie. Frankfurt
_        Weidemann, Arne, u.a. (Hrsg.) (2010): (Wie lernt man interkulturelle Kompetenz? Theorien, Methoden und Praxis in der Hochschulausbildung. Ein Handbuch. Bielefeld.

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