Courses & Units

Aboriginal Australia and Gender Relations HAB232

Note:

May be taken as a Gender Studies unit;

Introduction

This unit provides students with an understanding of the roles, functions and status of women in past and present Aboriginal societies from Aboriginal perspectives. It considers the influence of colonisation in shaping both western and Aboriginal perceptions of Indigenous women's gender relations. Particular areas of study include the nexus of feminism and racism, Aboriginal women as the holders of knowledge and power, and contemporary social issues facing Aboriginal women.

Summary

Unit name Aboriginal Australia and Gender Relations
Unit code HAB232
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Teaching staff

Wendy Aitken

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090311

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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HAF261, HAF361

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:  Launceston: 1x1-hr lecture weekly, 1x1.5-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks);  

Off Campus:  1 x 1 hour recorded lecture and online learning module per week (13 weeks)

Assessment

On Campus:  2,000-word essay (30%), 9-week journal (20%), tutorial participation (10%), exam (40%);

Off Campus:  2,000-word essay (35%), 9-week journal (25%), exam (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

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