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Violence Against Women - SCWK5011

Year - 2020

Taking the example of violence against women, this unit of study builds upon previous studies of social inequality to explore the role of gender inequality as both a cause and consequence of violence against women. The intersection of gender inequality with other forms of inequality, such as that based on race, class and ability is also explored. Because of its short and long term impacts on women's health, well being and life chances, social workers in all settings are involved in responding to violence against women. Students will engage critically with a range of theories, research approaches, and policy and practice reponses to violence against women at local, national and global levels.

1 hr lecture for 12 weeks and 2-hr seminar/week for 12 weeks

media analysis essay (20%); group presentation (30%); major essay (50%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive May

20 Apr 2020

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 08 May 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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