Courses & Units

Critical Indigenous Policy HPP217

Introduction

This unit studies the processes that create and maintain indigenous disadvantage within society: locally, nationally and internationally. It introduces several critical theories to examine indigenous issues, to develop your analytical capacity through their application to a case study, or broad policy issue. A wide choice of topics for the major assignment gives you the scope to pursue an area of interest. The unit reflects Indigenous perspectives and gives insight that is transferable to other disadvantaged groups, fostering an increased social awareness of Indigenous justice issues and how these may be addressed.

Summary

Unit name Critical Indigenous Policy
Unit code HPP217
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator Doctor Wendy Aitken
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

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Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse the processes and policies that underpin Indigenous disadvantage.
  • Explain and differentiate between theoretical approaches to Indigenous socio-economic inequality.
  • Apply relevant theories to an Indigenous policy context or case study.
  • Communicate via written, oral and/or technology-supported formats the range of aspects affecting Indigenous policy and social issues.
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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (10%)|Discussion Posts (online) and/or Tutorial Participation (20%)|Essay (25%)|Essay (45%)
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