New Debates in Social Theory (SCLG6903)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit explores a series of issues of controversy and debate in social theory. These include debates over: the information age; new information and communication technologies; the new capitalism and changing work practices; the cultural sphere; new forms of power and surveillance; shifting claims to insight in knowledge societies; the role of education in social inequality; the bases of making knowledge claims; and globalisation. The unit involves both face-to-face seminars and online discussions.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies
- Graduate Certificate in Political Economy
- Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Human Rights
- Graduate Diploma in International Relations
- Graduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Policy Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Political Economy
- Graduate Diploma in Public Policy
- Master of Administrative Law and Policy
- Master of Cultural Studies
- Master of Human Rights
- Master of International Relations
- Master of Peace and Conflict Studies
- Master of Policy Studies
- Master of Political Economy
- Master of Public Policy
Further unit of study information
1x2400wd Research essay (40%), 1x2400wd Research essay (40%), 1x1200wd equivalent online presentations and discussion (20%)
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Study this unit outside a degree
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