Courses & Units

Aboriginal Australia and Gender Relations HAB332

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


May be taken as a Gender Studies unit; may be taken as an elective


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.


Unit name Aboriginal Australia and Gender Relations
Unit code HAB332
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 Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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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 Pattern

On Campus - Launceston: 1 x 1-hr lecture weekly, 1 x 1.5-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks);

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


On Campus: 2,500-word essay (30%), 9-week journal (20%), tutorial participation (10%). exam (40%)

Off Campus:  1000-word essay (15%), 2000-word essay (35%), Participation in online discussion boards (10%); 2-hour exam (40%)

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