Social Perspectives on Ageing (SCWK5007)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study aims to collapse the boundaries between 'them' (old people) and 'us' (everyone else) by examining how age is historically and socially constructed and experienced. The unit will examine social policies and social work practices and skills in relation to old people, their families and communities, with particular emphasis on diversity and inequality.
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2x2-hr lectures/wk for 5 wks, 2x2-hr seminars/wk for 5 wks
group presentation (40%) and 3500wd essay (60%)
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