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Health, Pleasure and Consumption - GCST5910

Year - 2019

Pleasure is often thought to make everyday life worthwhile, but it is also commonly positioned as the antithesis of health. In this unit we explore how key strands of cultural studies have approached this paradox with reference to specific examples: Drug use, sex, consumption, leisure activities are possibilities. By considering how authorities have attempted to govern these practices, and with what effects, students will develop new associations between conceptual innovation, cultural intervention and policy impacts.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x4000wd essay (60%), 1x2000wd case study (30%), participation exercises (10%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Gender and Cultural Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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