units

ATS2593

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Professor Bain Attwood

Notes

Previously coded HSY2410

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)

Contact hours

2-3 hours of lectures and tutorials per week

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

Prerequisites

A first-year sequence in History or permission

Prohibitions