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2013 HGA243 Urban Sociology

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HGA343

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION
The unit will introduce some of the recent developments in urban theory though a study of sociological, literary and artistic readings of the city. The unit is intentionally selective, its selection shaped by specific questions and our location in Hobart. Lectures, videos and audiotapes will be used to introduce and discuss the main themes and approaches to the unit. In addition, Seminars and visits to urban localities in and around Hobart in which students' knowledge and understanding will be used to investigate the consequences of arguments, ideas and approaches to the city.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

HGA243: 1,000-word assignment (15%), 2,000-word assignment (25%), final 2 hr exam (60%)

HGA343: 1,000-word assignment (15%), 2,500-word assignment (25%), final 2 hr exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly (13 wks)

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

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
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REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% at level 100 in Social Ecology or equiv

STAFF: TBA

FEES
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KEY

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