Power is a fundamental resource in the organisation and control of society and in disciplining individual behaviour. This unit explores social order and disorder by examining how power is exercised, sometimes violently, through political, legal, economic and cultural processes and structures and how it is concentrated, distributed and resisted.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
Tutorial Participation (10%), 1x1500wd Take Home Exercise (30%), 1x1800wd Major Essay (35%), 1x1200wd Minor Essay (25%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in SociologyProhibitions
SCLG2607 or SCLG2618 or SCLG2621 or SCLG2630