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SCLG2638: Sociology of Exclusion

2024 unit information

This unit explores concepts of exclusion, marginalisation, inequality, and discrimination. It examines structural and institutional sources of those processes, and considers policy, political and legal solutions to practices of exclusion and recognition of difference in relation to aspects of identity, such as gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity and disability.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Sociology and Criminology

Code SCLG2638
Academic unit Sociology and Criminology
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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SCLG2604 or SCLG2635 or SCLG3606
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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

  • LO1. explain social inequality from a range of sociological perspectives
  • LO2. describe and differentiate forms of inequality and social exclusion for diverse social groups
  • LO3. apply analytical, theoretical and conceptual skills to producing an informed understanding of inequality
  • LO4. demonstrate critical and independent thinking and writing skills
  • LO5. reflect creatively and personally on inequality and its its social effects.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote

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