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|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
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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