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ANTH2629: Race and Ethnic Relations

2022 unit information

A comparative study of race and ethnic group relations. The unit will consider the history of ideas of race and practices of racialising and their relationship to ethnicity. It will draw on studies from various areas including North America, the Caribbean, Japan and Australia.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Arts and Social Sciences

Study level Undergraduate
Academic unit Anthropology
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in Anthropology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Diversity Studies
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. offer a definition of the concepts 'race' and 'ethnicity' and to use them for the analysis of human interaction in different cultural contexts
  • LO2. identify and distinguish different theoretical and methodological approaches in the study of racial and ethnic relations
  • LO3. demonstrate understanding of the role of racialising discourse and practice in the maintenance of relations power
  • LO4. acquire skills to analytically approach bibliographical and audiovisual materials
  • LO5. demonstrate skills to produce research materials for specialised and non specialised audiences.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote

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