SOTH90005 Social Inclusion, Politics, Recognition
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:
October, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops. |
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Students should expect to undertake a minimum of 120 hours research, reading, writing and general study to complete this subject successfully.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorProf Paul Smyth
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Phone: 9810 3245
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The subject is about understanding the social and cultural dimensions of social inclusion, and how the social and economic dimensions of social exclusion and inclusion relate in theory, policy, and on the ground. It approaches social exclusion and inclusion through the politics of recognition, respect and re-distribution. It combines broad-ranging analysis of key social issues with conceptual understandings of social justice together with practical research skills.
• Create within students a deep understanding of the processes of social exclusion and inclusion, the concepts of social justice and injustice, and the ways these issues relate to practical social policy and research issues today.
• One research essay of 1000 words, on a question as guided by the subject co-ordinator, due 2 weeks after the delivery of the subject (20% total weighting for assessed students)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject, students will be expected to be able to demonstrate the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/courses/award-courses/specialist-certificate/specialist_certificate_in_social_policy_social_inclusion|
|Master of Public Policy and Management (Coursework) |
Master of Social Policy
Specialist Certificate in Social Policy (Social Inclusion)