This unit examines identity and self in changing social, political and technological conditions, including religious identity, emotions and social life, power relations in forming selves, celebrity identities, the influence of new technology and communication, social identity in friendship and families, and commodified identities in consumer culture.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 1000wd presentation (20%), 1x 2000wd essay (40%), 1x 1500wd take-home exercise (30%), tutorial participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in SociologyProhibitions
SCLG2612 or SCLG2625 or SCLG2626 or SCLG2629