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City and Society (SCLG2617)

Cities are synonymous with modernity and modernisation; hence, sociologists have long sought to understand the unique features of urban society. In the first part of this unit we explore foundational theories of urban sociology in their historical contexts. In the second part we examine how these theories have been challenged both through the structural transformation of established cities and through the emergence of many new types of cities in the rapidly urbanising developing world.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
500wd equivalent Oral Presentation (10%) and 1500wd critical review (30%) and 2500wd Research essay (60%)

Pre-requisites

12 Junior credit points in Sociology

Prohibitions

SCLG3002 or SCLG3605

Details

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
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