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Units in Gender and Cultural Studies majors

GCST2604 - Sex, Violence and Transgression

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Lee Wallace


Violence is one of the most prevalent themes in popular culture and public discourse today. It shapes our lives in all sorts of ways, both real and imagined. Incorporating concepts and theoretical tools from gender and cultural studies, this course will examine the construction and representation of violence in relation to sexuality, transgression, difference and power.


1x2000 word case study (40%), 1x2000 word take-home exam (40%), online participation (20%)


1x2 hour lecture/week and 1x1 hour tutorial/week


18 Junior credit points



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