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SCLG3607: Nature and Society

2020 unit information

This unit explores various sociological perspectives relating to nature and the nonhuman in society, addressing how nonhumans (e.g. environments, animals, technologies) are central to the emergence of contemporary social phenomena, including globalisation, transformations in modernist identities, and the structure of politics.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Code SCLG3607
Academic unit
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in Sociology
SCLG2022 or SCLG2610 or SCLG2631
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. demonstrate possession of a body of sociological knowledge about the relationships between society and nature
  • LO2. demonstrate a capacity to apply your sociological knowledge to produce sustained, sociologically-informed accounts of how social processes intersect with nature, environments, animals and systems of knowledge production
  • LO3. demonstrate an ability to develop relevant research questions and outline methods for critically investigating those research questions
  • LO4. demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with classmates towards the creation and presentation of relevant class content.

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Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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