Units of Study
ANTH2655 - The Social Production of Space
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Yasmine Musharbash
Phone: +61 2 9114 1279
Space/place appears in anthropology as both a product of historically specific social practice and as an irreducible dimension of any social formation. This theoretical tension will be explored through examination of such themes as: the contradiction between the global as abstract space and the local as qualitatively distinct place; struggles over the definition and control of space; space/time as an aspect of any world; centre/periphery and inside/outside as pervasive tropes of social analysis.
1x3000wd essay (50%), 1x1.5hr exam (35%) and tutorial presentation/participation (15%)
reading lists will be available at the beginning of lectures
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
12 Junior credit points from Anthropology.
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