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APG5259

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)John Bradley

Notes

Previously coded ASM5290

Synopsis

Theoretical foundations for researching and analyzing cultural and social aspects of specific societies. Discussion will centre on theories associated with French structuralism and post-structuralism and British Social theory cultural studies. Each of these will be examined for its respective treatment of the relationship between individual creativity, culture and society and for their impact on the theory of ethnographic research.

Assessment

One seminar paper (3000 words): 40%
Essay (6000 words): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr John Bradley

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week