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ATS1366

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dharma Arunachalam at Caulfield and Clayton campuses

Notes

Previously coded SCY1200

Synopsis

This unit is the second in the first year introductory sociology sequence, building on the skills and knowledge developed in first semester. It introduces students to three important areas of sociological research and theoretical endeavour. These may include topics such as: sexuality and gender, popular culture through an examination of mass media; class and social inequality; poverty and social exclusion; population and society; and family.

Assessment

Two short essays (1250 words each): 60%; Examination (2 hours): 30%; Class attendance and participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Dharma Arunachalam

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 2 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

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

Sociology
Australian studies