[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Home Monash Info News and Events Campuses and Faculties Monash University
Monash University Handbooks


The Unconscious in Social Life (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Naomi White

Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The contribution of unconscious processes to interpersonal interactions will be expolored in this unit. The processes decribed in various psychoanalytic approaches to human behaviour have been incorporated into sociological theorising and research. These will be examined with particular attention to their applications to analyses of interactions in the family and organisations. Their utility in understanding contemporary poltical and social movements will also be considered.

Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 40% + Class project (1000 words): 20% + Test (1.5 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 lecture and 1 seminar) per week

Prerequisites: First year sequence in Sociology or equivalent

Prohibitions: SCY3651

Help | Contacts | Site Map | Staff Directory | Search