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  • Modernity: Foundations of SociologySOTH20002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is primarily concerned with the ideas about society that have anchored the disciplines of sociology and social theory in the 19th and 20th centuries. It critically assesses these ideas through an examination of the works of key social theorists. Students completing this subject shoul...

  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI20155

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the musical traditions of Spanish-speaking Latin America, focusing on the intersections of music, culture and language. A number of selected musical traditions will be examined including expressions from the Caribbean, Andean and River Plate regions such as Cuban son, Argent...

  • Historicising the Colonial MythscapeAIND30008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores colonial ‘mythscapes’, the discursive realms in which myths of nation are forged, constantly negotiated and reconstructed. It applies new historicist approaches to selected key events in Aboriginal Australia’s colonial history. Students will be introduced to historical, arch...

  • Culture Change and Protest MovementsANTH20006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    How have cultures throughout the world responded to changing economic, political, and environmental transformations? How have new world views emerged from highly charged cross-cultural encounters? And how have communities found innovative ways of resisting or modifying unwanted transformations in...

  • City FuturesABPL20045

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    What is the future of the polis? Exploration of past and present conditions of urban ordering and development inform understanding of 21st century challenges for cities and urban societies. This subject critically examines imagined city futures from historical and contemporary perspectives, incor...

  • Music and PoliticsMUSI20204

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the complex relationship between music and politics from a number of different perspectives, through a series of case studies and key moments in history, demonstrating that music never completely transcends politics but is deeply implicated in many forms of social action and...

  • Matters of Taste: French Eating CulturesFREN30015

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In France since the 19th century, the preparation, serving and consumption of food and drink, in both the domestic and public space, has been emblematic of French bourgeois cultural hegemony. In this subject students will examine the elaboration of normative codes relating to food and wine and th...

  • Sex, Race, Species and Social JusticeUNIB30007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will investigate how gender, sex and race influence the operation of social justice in everyday life. It will also introduce the new area of justice for other species alongside the human. We begin by examining the origins of the concept of social justice in classical texts such as Pl...

  • The Origins of the NovelFREN30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject students will read a selection of novels in French (from the Middle Ages to 18th century) in order to understand the evolution of the French novel. They will have to analyse the narrative structures and demonstrate critical awareness of the social, political and ideological contex...

  • Screening Europe: Image and IdentityEURO20005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A team-taught study of European cinema during a period of intense political and social change. Students who complete this subject should be familiar with some of the major developments in cinematic representation in Europe from the early 20th century to the present. They should be able to relate ...

  • Anthropology of Kinship and FamilyANTH30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Kinship studies has a long, important and contentious history in Anthropology. Drawing on this historical legacy this subject applies both classic and contemporary anthropological theories of family, kinship and social relatedness to a range of ethnographic case studies. The subject addresses thr...

  • Language and IdentityLING30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to the ways in which language indexes and constructs identities in social contexts. It introduces students to a range of theoretical approaches, and the distinctive research methodologies associated with each. These include language socialization. studies of langu...

  • Immigration in FranceFREN20007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject covers topics such as exile and immigration in France, immigration policies and their direct impact on the migrant population. colonisation and decolonisation, racism and multiculturalism, French identity, nationality and citizenship. On completion of this subject, students should be...

  • Music Cultures of AsiaMUSI30024

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores selected styles of music from the Asian region, including but not limited to Japan, China, Indonesia and India. Students will engage in detail with a variety of types of music from the region, including vocal and instrumental music, art music, folk traditions and contemporar...

  • Language and Society in EuropeEURO20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the relationship between language and society in Europe. It focuses on issues of relevance in an increasingly integrated Europe in which European and other languages are in contact through migration, travel, business, and mass media, and in which English is taking on an impo...

  • Competition and Consumer LawBLAW30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Competition and Consumer Law will explore the statutory regulation of anti-competitive practices under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The subject will also examine the key components of Australia's national consumer protection regime (the Australian Consumer Law). While it canvasses...

  • Environmental Design- CommercialARCH30003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Environmental Design: Commercial forms part of the Environmental Systems specialisation. This subject  prioritises the sustainable building design process and assessment tools used in the design of BCA class 3 – 9 buildings, which includes office, hospital, education, school, hotel, aged care, w...

  • Lifestage NutritionNUTR30003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject will cover the nutritional issues relevant to life stages, including: pregnancy, foetal development, breast feeding, infancy, childhood, adolescence and the elderly. Students will gain an understanding of the differing nutrient recommendations for the various life stages and the scien...

  • Anthropology of Urban Life and ConflictANTH30020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Based on the detailed reading of five ethnographic monographs, this subject considers the peculiar problems of studying the intimacy of social life in urban contexts and amid serious conflict and dislocation. Examples are taken from a range of contexts such as southern Europe, southeast Asia, Jap...

  • Understanding PovertyDEVT20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The literature on poverty identifies its causes as both economic and cultural. This subject aims to develop students understanding on the local and international economic factors producing poverty, as well as, its culture-bound causes and manifestations. Using poverty concepts in Development Stud...