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Sociology of Deviance and Difference - SCLG3608

Year - 2020

This unit of study focuses on social understandings of 'deviance' and 'difference.' Covering various theories, the unit addresses how deviance is constructed and regulated, and how the idea of the 'abnormal' is central to social debate on a wide range of issues, such as obesity, disability, extreme body modification, and mental health.

1x2hr lecture, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x 1500wd Research essay (30%), 1x 2500wd Take-home exercise (40%), x 500wd equivalent Discussion posts (20%), Participation (10%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology


SCLG2608 or SCLG2523 or SCLG2004


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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