Units of Study

ASNS2663 - Social Activism in Southeast Asia

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Anne Kramer

Description

This unit examines country-specific and transnational social movements in Southeast Asia, including those focused on labour, women, the environment and identity. During the semester we will explore how these movements emerged, what they have sought to achieve, and how successful they have been in promoting social change in the Southeast Asian region. The unit adopts a multi-disciplinary approach based on contemporary case study material from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore.

Assessments

class participation (20%), 1x1hr in-class test (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 1xessay portfolio (equivalent to 1000wds) (15%), 1x2500wd essay (45%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 credit points from junior level Asian Studies, or other subject areas listed in Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Handbook.

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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