* 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 examines the role of women in politics and public decision-making. The unit will specifically address the issues of women as citizens and consumers of policy; women as public officials making and delivering policy; and women as politicians representing the electorate in policy-making. There will be an exploration of the history and impact of the women's movement and an assessment of current issues concerning the status of women in public life.
ASSESSMENT: 200:discussion paper 500 words 10%, major essay 3000 words 40%, seminar participation 10%, exam 40 % 300: discussion paper 500 words 10%, major essay 3000 words 40%, seminar participation 10%, exam 40 %
Internal: 1 hr Lectures and 1 hr Workshops weekly, 1 hr Tutorials fortnightly. Dist Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures and workshops and one fortnightly online tutorial discussion.
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.