Race and Ethnic Relations (ANTH2629)


A comparative study of race and ethnic group relations. The unit will consider the history of ideas of 'race' and practices of racialising and their relationship to ethnicity. It will draw on studies from various areas including North America, the Caribbean, Japan and Australia.

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Further unit of study information


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x1000wd short written assignment (30%), 1x1000wd equivalent group Oral Presentation (15%), 1x2500wd Essay (45%), Tutorial participation (10%)

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Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Junior credit points from Anthropology



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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.