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Racism and Prejudice (6 points)


Leader: Liz Reed

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit focuses on theories of race and issues of ethnicity, prejudice and racism, with particular emphasis on language use in a multicultural context; the uses of opinion polls; the representation of Indigenous people in the media and other forms of popular culture; multiculturalism and Aborigines; Land Rights, Native Title and racism. The value of an interdisciplinary approach to these topics is highlighted.

Assessment: Research essay (3000 words): 75% + Class project (1500 words): 25%

Contact Hours: One 2 hour seminar per week

Prohibitions: AIS3020; KRS3020 (2000 and previously)

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