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Intergenerational Tyrannies: Gender, Age and Culture (12 points)
Leader: Helen Johnson
Synopsis: The unit is concerned with the concepts of, and relationships between, gender, ethnicity, and age, and how they shape social status, ideas about women and men, and cultural interactions. By examining the experiences, social positions, and intergenerational confrontations and collaborations of young and older people across a variety of cultures, it explores how age and aging can be experienced in diverse ways in different societies.
Assessment: One interview (2000 words): 20% + one analysis of government policy (2000 words): 20% + one oral presentation and essay (5000 words): 60%
Contact Hours: 3 hours (3 x seminars) per week
Prerequisites: A second-year sequence in Anthropology, Women's Studies, or Comparative Societies.
Prohibitions: COS3460 , WMN3460
Australian Government Requirements for International Students - CRICOS Provider Number: 00008C
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