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Испит као ритуални чин
Exam as Ritual Act

Author(s): Dušan Bandić
Subject(s): Culture and social structure , Higher Education
Published by: Етнографски институт САНУ
Summary/Abstract: The exam is the step which makes student closer to obtaining diploma and subsequently to gaining the new social status. The unfoldment of this act follows the strict rules which could be proclaimed or unproclamied, providing the exam with ritualistic characteristics. This paper is an attempt of answering the question: what are the meanings and the functions of the exam rituals, considering nowdays students of the University of Bеlgrade. The research was based on the inquiry made on 40 students at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Philosophy faculty in Belgrade.

  • Page Range: 39-53
  • Page Count: 15
  • Publication Year: 2002
  • Language: Serbian