GENERAL INFORMATION:
Sociology of Croatian Society
Sociology of Croatian Society
Study: Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
Code: 79174
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Siniša Zrinščak
izv. prof. dr. sc. Dario Čepo
izv. prof. dr. sc. Antonija Petričušić
Lecturers: dr. sc. Mateja Čehulić - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Stjepka Popović - Lectures
Basic data
Sociology of Croatian Society Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
4.0 79174
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Siniša Zrinščak

Tuesdays 12 pm

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 16
izv. prof. dr. sc. Dario Čepo

Tuesday 11 am - 12 pm

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 25/II.
izv. prof. dr. sc. Antonija Petričušić

Office hours via Google Meet following prior notification of interest by email. 

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 17
Lecturer Consultations Location
dr. sc. Mateja Čehulić (Lectures) Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 305/III
doc. dr. sc. Stjepka Popović (Lectures) Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 305/III
Literature
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Sekulić, D.; The creation and dissolution of the multinational state: the case of Yugoslavia; Nations and Nationalism, 3(2) (1997), str. 165-179
Vučković Juroš, T., Dobrotić, I., Flego, S.; The Rise of the Anti-Gender Movement in Croatia and the 2013 Marriage Referendum; Europe-Asia Studies, 72(9) (2020), str. 1523-1553
Description
Through analysis of the main sociological aspects of modern Croatian society, the course provides an understanding of its trajectory in its historical perspective, particularly the transition from socialism to capitalism. It also focuses on other major social changes that influence Croatian society's development, such as globalization, Europeanization, climate change, etc., enabling a comparative outlook with other societies. Following main structures and institutions of modern Croatian society are covered in the course: social inequalities, dominant values, family relations, youth, religion, political system, political culture, civil society, and judiciary.
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