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Sociology of Youth

Enrolment code: HGA277/377

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Examines the place of young people in society. The unit provides a theoretically informed analysis of the social construction of youth, social differences within the youth population and the social processes associated with growing up in the contemporary world. The aims of the unit are: to provide an overview of the ways in which key social institutions shape the experiences of young people; to examine the nature and dynamics of social division amongst youth (eg class, gender, ethnicity, geography); to explore the processes associated with the construction of diverse social identities and types of human agency; to evaluate the role of public policy in shaping the experiences and opportunities of young people; and to understand how wider processes of social inclusion and exclusion affect young people.

Staff Assoc Prof R White For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv  
Mutual exclusions HGE246/346, HSP209/309  
Assessment mode major 3,000-word essay (40%), 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
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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