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Gender & World HAF105

Hobart

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Introduction

Gender & World explores the shape(s) and impact(s) of gendered assumptions on human interactions in diverse areas of the world and in different historical periods. This unit focuses on how people have acted and do act on the basis of their gendered assumptions, and examines worldly practices which are based on gendered foundations. Gender and sexual difference are examined in their roles as world-organising principles (that is, as abstract categories) and elements (that is, as material realities). This unit also provides students with a global perspective on Gender Studies.

Summary

Unit name Gender & World
Unit code HAF105
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator Doctor Lucy Tatman
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate your comprehension of key theoretical concepts and issues in gender studies
  • Identify and analyse instances of intersectionality, i.e., the ways in which lived experiences of race, class, age, sexuality, physical ability, etc., are implicated in gendered relations
  • Summarise accurately and compare effectively key claims and broad arguments put forward by different theorists
  • Communicate using the language of Feminist Theory and academic style
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090313 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $2,108.00

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Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (10%)|Essay (35%)|Assignment (15%)
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Textbooks

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