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Sociology of Communication

Code 14668
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Communication Sciences
Entry requirements not applicable
Mode of delivery TP
Learning outcomes - To acquire theoretical concepts and perspectives for to interpret the communication in contemporary societies;
- To acquire knowledge about the social production of information;
- To Identify the role of communication and media in the constitution of the social world;
- To develop analytical and problematic skills of the current topics;
- To Reflect critically on the influence of the media on collective behavior;
- To write and explain orally the "basic ideas" of the texts worked;
- Produce critical reviews from scientific texts.
Syllabus 1.The sociology as social science: a sociological reasons for communications
2.The social production of information
3.Principal actors and communication strategies
4. Public Opinion: conceptualisations and problematization
5. The "public space" to "mediated public sphere"
6. New technologies and social media
Main Bibliography Berger, P. & Luckmann, N. (1985). A Construção Social da Realidade. Petrópoles: Vozes
Bourdieu, P. (1997). Sobre Televisão. Oeiras: Celta
Castells, M. (2002). A Era da Informação: Economia, Sociedade e Cultura. Lisboa: Fundação Gulbenkian
Correia, J. Gradim, Morais, R. (2019)(Eds.) Imaginários distópicos: metáforas e ficções. Editora LabCom
Rebelo, J ( (org.) (2014). As Novas Gerações de Jornalistas em Portugal. Lisboa: Mundos Sociais
Lopes, F. (coord.)(2017). O real (ainda) mora aqui? Os convidados e a participação dos espectadores na tv informativa. CECS
Marinho, S (2015). Introdução: Jornalismo, Sociedade e Mudança. In Jornalismo e Formação em Mudança: modelos e construções na análise do caso português. CECS
Serra, J. P. (2017). Disciplinas, Paradigmas e Olhares: o lugar de Paquete de oliveira na construção do campo das ciências sociais, Revista Comunicando, Vol. 6 – N.º 1, Média e Cidadania: Um tributo a Paquete de Oliveira

Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-07

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