- Code SOCY2055
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Sociology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Sociology
- Areas of interest Social Research, Sociology
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Joanna Sikora
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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Social relations of our time and place are unique. Comparisons of societies and cultures not only provide insights into systematic variations and broad similarities but also expose reasons why these differences and similarities occur. This course applies the comparative approach to studying relations of social inequality in a selection of contemporary societies. Topics covered include disparities of wealth and income, gender inequality, racial and ethnic inequality, welfare state regimes, sexual orientation and inequality and the “electronic divide”.
3000 word essay (50%), 1500 word essay (30%), presentation (10%) and tutorial participation (10%).
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22 hours of lectures, and 10 one-hour tutorials. Lectures will be taped.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3328||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|