Units of Study

ASNS2664 - Southeast Asia Transformed

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adrian Vickers

Description

Social change in Southeast Asia involves shifts in relations of production and consumption. This unit examines these shifts first through tracing the colonial origins of present-day relations of production, and then through assessing the changes in social life since the 1950s. Important features of these changes include the decline of agriculture, the growth of new kinds of industry such as clothing production and tourism, and new patterns of consumption generated by the rise of middle-class lifestyles in the region.

Assessments

1xresearch report (consisting of in-class presentation equivalent to 1000wds, (15%) and 2000wd write-up, (30%)(45% total) , 1x2000wd essay (45%), class participation (10%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week, 1x1-hr mixed tutorial/online learning/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.

A timetable is not available for this session.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney