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Sociology of Nature

Enrolment code: HGA261/361

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Introduces students to the sociology of nature and provides a solid understanding of human relations with the natural world. The unit covers three broad areas. First, global variations in human relations with the natural world, including religious and mythic dimensions. Second, historical changes, with particular emphasis on modernisation processes in the West. Third, theoretical perspectives that explain the social inundation of human relations with the natural world. Topics will include: a comparative analysis of hunters and gatherers, pastoralists and agriculturalists; nature, religion and myth; food and culture; the romantic movement and social Darwinism, animal sentiments and risk, nature and postmodernity.

Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv (S3T: 25% from Schedule B)  
Mutual exclusions HAC243/343, HGE248/348, FST266/366  
Assessment mode 3,000-word assignment (40%), final 2-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Sociology
Social Ecology
Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Art and Design Theory (Hobart)
 
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (See also combined degree)
Bachelor of Science (Natural Environment and Wilderness Management)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
 
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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