Units of Study

SCLG6904 - Ethics and Private Life

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jennifer Wilkinson

Description

Drawing on contemporary debates about intimacy, sexuality and privacy ethics in feminism, law, media and social theory, this unit provides an integrated study of the significance of 'public' and 'private' for changing perceptions of intimacy in contemporary societies. Topics include: sexuality and performativity, love, privacy and journalism ethics, celebrity worship, secrecy, friendship, autonomy and body rights.

Assessments

1x 3000wd research paper (50%), 1x500wd paper (20%), 1x40 minute oral presentation (20%), class participation (10%)

Textbooks

readings will be available

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

A timetable is not available for this session.
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SCLG6904 - Ethics and Private Life

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jennifer Wilkinson

Description

Drawing on contemporary debates about intimacy, sexuality and privacy ethics in feminism, law, media and social theory, this unit provides an integrated study of the significance of 'public' and 'private' for changing perceptions of intimacy in contemporary societies. Topics include: sexuality and performativity, love, privacy and journalism ethics, celebrity worship, secrecy, friendship, autonomy and body rights.

Assessments

1x 3000wd research paper (50%), 1x500wd paper (20%), 1x40 minute oral presentation (20%), class participation (10%)

Textbooks

readings will be available

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

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