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2013 HAB232 Aboriginal Australia and Gender Relations

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HAB332

SPECIAL NOTE: may be taken as a Gender Studies unit; may be taken as an elective

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HAB232 L
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION
This unit provides students with an understanding of the roles, functions and status of women in past and present Aboriginal societies from Aboriginal perspectives. It considers the influence of colonisation in shaping both western and Aboriginal perceptions of Indigenous women's gender relations. Particular areas of study include the nexus of feminism and racism, Aboriginal women as the holders of knowledge and power, and contemporary social issues facing Aboriginal women.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: HAB232
int: 2,000-word essay (30%), 9-week journal (20%), tutorial participation (10%), exam (40%); ext: 2,000-word essay (35%), 9-week journal (25%), exam (40%)

HAB332
int: 2,500-word essay (30%), 9-week journal (20%), tutorial participation (10%), exam (40%); ext: 2,500-word essay (35%), 9-week journal (25%), exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Launceston: 1x1-hr lecture weekly, 1x1.5-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks); Hobart: video link; Dist Ed: study sessions TBA

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H,L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Web dependent - I,W,N
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% at level 100 in Aboriginal Studies major or cognate if completing the major. 25% at level 100 in any discipline in any faculty if taking as an elective.
M.Excl HAF261/361

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Wendy Aitken

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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