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ANY4100 - Violences

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Brett Hough


Not offered in 2007


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.


Essay (3000 words): 20%
Project (6000 words): 60%
Seminar Work: 20%

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 1 hour film screening and 1 x 2 hour seminar) per week