Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2020. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.
This unit provides the foundations for a critical understanding of theories, policies and practices in relation to the prevention of violence against women. It aims to increase students’ knowledge of the current empirical research in relation to violence against women; to introduce students to various theoretical approaches to understanding and dealing with violence against women; to explore the role of social and political structures in reinforcing violence against women and to develop knowledge, and skills in preventing violence against women.
|Unit name||Preventing Violence Against Women: Theory, Policy and Practice|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|Sociology and Criminology|
Dr Romy Winter
Dr Romy Winter
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the links between gender inequality and violence against women.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the complex interplay of factors which underpin violence against women.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical foundations of current policies addressing violence against women.
- Identify the impact of legislative frameworks and the machinery of government on policies addressing violence against women.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the limitations and potential for progressive anti-violence polices within the state.
- Identify ways in which you can contribute to strategies for addressing violence against women.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090501|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
Task 1: Briefing paper, 2000 words (40%)
Task 2: Essay, 3000 words (50%)
Task 3: Class participation (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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