Social Activism in Southeast Asia (ASNS2663)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines country-specific and transnational social movements in Southeast Asia, including those focused on labour, women, the environment and identity. During the semester we will explore how these movements emerged, what they have sought to achieve, and how successful they have been in promoting social change in the Southeast Asian region. The unit adopts a multi-disciplinary approach based on contemporary case study material from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Singapore.

Further unit of study information

Classes

2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x1000wd in-class test (25%), 1x1000wd Essay portfolio (15%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%), Tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points of Indonesian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points in Social Policy) or (12 Junior credit points in Sociology)

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.