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Lifestyles in Contemporary Society

Class at Faculty of Education |


Terminology of lifestyle.

Differentation of lifestyles and alternativeness of lifestyles.

Lifestyles in the postmodern society.

Lifestyle of the current family, individual.

Transformation of lifestyles in the twenty-first century.

Social aberrant lifestyle (homelessness, addictions, criminality,...)


The aim of the course is to provide essential knowledge of ways of living and lifestyle of the current generation, including alternative risk behavior. It presents the following issues: problem definition, terminology, ways of living and lifestyle, features of lifestyle.

Factors affecting lifestyle, objective and subjective determinants defined according to prevailing life values and structure of every-day activities.