Global Culture and Society (INGS1002)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

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

Assessment

1500wd essay (30%) and 2000wd essay (45%) and 500wd tutorial presentation (15%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

GBST1001

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