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Sociology of the Body - SCLG3609

Year - 2020

Our bodies are an important way we interact with society. Our identities, interactions with power and social and political institutions and even our leisure are mediated through and upon the body. Drawing on the expertise and research interests of a team of staff members, we explore various sociological perspectives relating to the body in society.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x Three Short Answers (1050wd) (25%), 1x 1500wd Research essay (30%), 1x 1950wd Take home exercise (45%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology


SCLG2526 or SCLG2603 or SCLG2614 or SCLG2619 or SCLG2636 or GCST2614 or GCST3634


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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