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Community Studies (6 points)


Leader: Dr Keith Wilson

Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This unit gives students a critical understanding of community building, innovation, maintenance and failure. Topics include traditional communities, utopian communities, theories of social organisations, cooperatives, religious communities, sects, self-sufficient communities, community networks and the challenges facing Australian rural communities.

Assessment: Essay 2500 words) (on-campus include oral presentation): 60% + Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week (1-hour lecture, 1-hour tutorial)

Prerequisites: Completion of eight first-level units in Humanities and Social Sciences or permission

Prohibitions: GSC2701

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