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GCST4211: Girls and Boys: Gendered forms of youth

2022 unit information

An interdisciplinary unit on research into girlhood, boyhood, and girl and boy cultures, and the constitution and complication of distinctions between boys and girls. Topics include: girls, boys, and feminism; education and schooling; gendered play and leisure; popular representations of boys and girls; age-based media regulation; race, youth and intersectionality; the politics of age and development; trans and non-binary youth; young sexualities; risk and harm-reduction policies; youth, harm and violence. Students will develop a critical understanding of the formation of discourses on girls and boys and how this structures the opportunities and experience of young people today.

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Gender and Cultural Studies

Code GCST4211
Academic unit Gender and Cultural Studies
Credit points 6

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Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
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