Units of Study

INGS1002 - Global Culture and Society

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

Description

This inter-disciplinary unit will develop students' understanding of themes in and approaches to Global Studies. It will introduce students to conceptual frameworks of 'the global' and identify the core perspectives used by anthropology and sociology to analyse issues such as: the emergence of global economic, political, cultural and social processes; population movements; national, international, and global identities; diasporas and diasporic cultures; colonialism, post-colonialism and self-determination movements; discourses of international law, human rights and cosmopolitanism, appreciating the politics of the intercultural.

Assessments

1x1500wd essay (30%) and 1x2500wd essay (60%) and 1x500wd tutorial presentation (10%)

Textbooks

unit reader available at the University Copy Centre

Classes

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

Prohibitions

GBST1001

Additional Information

this unit is available only to students in the Bachelor of International and Global Studies

A timetable is not available for this session.
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