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2013 HAF229 Gender, Ethics and Society

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Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HAF329


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HAF229 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Spring H On Campus Offering in H 18-NOV-2013 22-NOV-2013 25-NOV-2013 28-NOV-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).

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How is it possible to live well together when we are all different from one another? In this unit we will explore this idea of living well together by asking what ethical relationships and a just society might look like. We will also explore some of the differences between people which seem to have profound effects on how we live together: gender differences, racial differences, differences in class and social status, for example. How are our social relations influenced or shaped, for better and for worse, by these particular differences? To explore these questions we will analyse traditional and more contemporary theoretical frameworks and critically examine their influence and application in public and private realms of social relations.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


Level 200: 2500 word written assignment 40%, oral presentation with 500 word written component 40%, participation 20%.

Level 300: 3000word written assignment 40%, oral presentation with 500 word written component 40%, participation 20%

TEACHING PATTERN: 4 hours contact per day, 4 days a week over a 2 week period

Prereq 25% 100 level units any Faculty

Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Spring)

STAFF: Dr. Linn Miller

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