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ATS2563

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
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)JaneMaree Maher

Notes

Previously coded GND2070

Objectives

Students successfully completing this unit will have gained

  1. a foundational understanding of feminist debates in the area of postcolonialism, cross-cultural consumption and sexed and raced identities;
  2. an understanding of the historical links between imperialism and globalization;
  3. skills in the critical analysis of popular discourses, such as advertising, news production and other media and popular cultural forms;
  4. enhanced skills in verbal and written communication;
  5. enhanced skills in the formulating, conducting and presenting of individual research projects.

Assessment

Written work: 80%
Class Participation/presentation: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Sharon A Bong

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

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

Sociology
Politics
International studies
Gender studies
Comparative literature and cultural studies
Anthropology

Prohibitions

ATS3563