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VIOLENCES (12 points)


Leader: Dr Brett Hough

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

Synopsis: This unit explores violences as a complex set of practices, from a range of disciplinary perspectives although with an overall emphasis on the social sciences. Topic areas covered in any year may include state-sanctioned violences like institutionalised torture and capital punishment; interpersonal violences such as rape and child abuse; and intellectual and political debates over ethics, research methodologies and epistemologies, and issues of representation. This unit will also entail examining violences via cross-cultural perspectives in order to highlight differences and similarities throughout the world

Assessment: Essay (2000 words) 20%, Major projects (5000 words) 60%, Seminar work (2000 words) 20%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar and 1 x 1 hour film screening)

Prohibitions: ANY4100, ASM5100

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