* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Explores the ways in which power works to shape gender by examining the gendered nature of the institutions and experience of education, government, work, violence, law and other areas of life using a range of disciplinary perspectives. The unit stresses the ways in which we negotiate and actively produce various understandings of gender. Attention is paid to contemporary gender issues in Australia and their global context, with a particular focus on the ways gender has changed over time in different contexts.
ASSESSMENT: 2-hr exam (40%), 1,000-word short essay (15%), 1,500-word long essay (35%), tutorial participation (10%)
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.