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ATS3625

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 First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2011 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Penny Graham

Notes

Previously coded INT3050

Synopsis

Why do politicians and citizens seem so threatened by refugees, asylum seekers and labour immigrants? Is it because such people-out-of-place challenge the system of nation-states? Mobile Worlds explores socially and culturally diverse forms of migrant experience, from among those know as gypsies, nomads, refugees, asylum seekers, illegal immigrants, illegal aliens, guest workers, labour migrants, circular migrants, astronauts, settlers, diasporas and transnational communities around the globe. The aim is to understand the implications of human movement for emerging trends that will characterise life in the 21st century.

Objectives

As for ATS2625

Assessment

Tutorial oral presentation (500 words): 10%
Web site or film documentary analysis (1000 words): 25%
Essay (2000 words): 40%
Class test (1000 words): 25%
Third year students will be required to provide a critical evaluation of website or documentary material, while second year students need only analyse the argument made by a particular site or film.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Penny Graham (Clayton/Caulfield)

Contact hours

1 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week

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

Politics
International studies
Anthropology

Prerequisites

ATS1325 and ATS1326 or ATS1254 and ATS1255 or ATS1365 and ATS1366 or permission of the unit coordinator.

Prohibitions

ATS2625