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GCST3636: Sex, Violence and Transgression

2020 unit information

Violence is one of the most prevalent themes in popular culture and public discourse today. It shapes our lives in all sorts of ways, both real and imagined. This unit examines the different ways we construct knowledge of violence and how representations of violence may be both compelling and confronting. It focuses on the interconnections between categories of sex and violence within culture.

Unit details and rules

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Gender and Cultural Studies

Code GCST3636
Academic unit Gender and Cultural Studies
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in Gender Studies or Cultural Studies
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. demonstrate knowledge of theorisations of power, violence, transgression and sex
  • LO2. ask critical questions in relation to contemporary issues
  • LO3. demonstrate transnational perspectives on contemporary issues
  • LO4. apply theories and knowledge to contemporary events
  • LO5. demonstrate effective analytical, written and presentation skills.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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