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Unit of study_

Society and Identity - SCLG2637

Year - 2020

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 Sociology


SCLG2612 or SCLG2625 or SCLG2626 or SCLG2629


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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