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HSY2410

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Tim Verhoeven

Synopsis

This unit will examine the changing nature of sexuality in Australia, Britain and North America during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The main topics will be the construction of masculinity and femininity, courtship and marriage, family and kinship, birth control, regulation in the private and public spheres, heterosexuality and homosexuality, the theorisation of sex, sexual reformers and sexual liberation movements.

Assessment

Document exercise (1000 words): 20%
Essay (2500 words): 40%
Test (1000 words): 30%
Tutorial participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Tim Verhoeven

Contact hours

2-3 hours of lectures and tutorials per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

History

Prerequisites

A first-year sequence in History or permission

Prohibitions

HSY3410