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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:March, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 3-hour seminar per week, for 8 weeks, beginning in the first week of semester. |
Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week, 8 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in Anthropology and/or Social Theory.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Andrew Dawson
Prof Andrew Dawson
|Subject Overview:||This subject aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of contemporary research concerns in social and cultural anthropology. Through the critical and comparative reading of anthropological texts, students should not only become familiar with current theoretical and methodological issues, but should also develop an understanding of how these concerns have developed historically in the discipline.|
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject should |
|Assessment:||A 1000 word critical evaluation 20% (due during the semester), and a 4000 word essay 80% (due at the end of the semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject should |
|Notes:||Formerly available as 136-022 Anthropological Debates and 121-072. Students who have previously completed 136-022 or 121-072 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Anthropology and Social Theory
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