Illuminate that symbolic violence operates not as an external coercive power. Rather symbolic violence acts through actors’ taken for granted assumptions, norms, and behaviors, thereby only when individuals participate in its operation.
Students will be assessed through evaluating the word clouds on violence and symbolic violence, and the worksheets of two video clips.
Illustrate how symbolic violence is dependent to social and symbolic spaces in its operation.
Students will be assessed during class discussions based on how they differentiate two settings of Video Clip 1 and 2 as different social and symbolic fields.
Students will better understand how symbolic violence turns explicit social stratifiers (such as class, education, age, and race) into hidden cultural domination.
Students will be assessed through evaluating the worksheets, based on how they answer the questions of “Who are the producer(s) and victim(s)? What social stratifications are legitimized by symbolic violence? And, how?”