Units of Study

GCST2609 - Masculinity, Mateship and Men's Lives

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anna Hickey-Moody

Description

What do men want? From a traditional focus on femininity in gender studies, it is increasingly clear that masculinity has undergone tremendous changes in the last several decades. From a perspective of gender and cultural studies, this unit examines the economic, social and cultural contexts in which masculinity is lived. We will consider different case studies focused on the changing representation of men in contemporary culture. These will include aspects of style and consumption, roles within workplaces, and in domestic practices.

Assessments

tutorial participation (10%), 1xtutorial presentation (10%), 1x1500wd write-up of presentation (30%) and 1x2000wd essay/take-home exam (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

18 Junior credit points

Prohibitions

WMST2009

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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