The Social Production of Space (ANTH2655)

UNIT OF STUDY

Space/place appears in anthropology as both a product of historically specific social practice and as an irreducible dimension of any social formation. This theoretical tension will be explored through examination of such themes as: the contradiction between the global as abstract space and the local as qualitatively distinct place; struggles over the definition and control of space; space/time as an aspect of any world; centre/periphery and inside/outside as pervasive tropes of social analysis.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

3000wd essay (50%) and 1.5hr exam (35%) and tutorial presentation/participation (15%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points from Anthropology

Prohibitions

ANTH3911

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