- Code ANTH6025
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Christine Helliwell
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2016
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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On completion of this course, students will have gained the following:
- An understanding of the diversity of knowledges and practices pertaining to sex/gender found throughout the world;
- The analytic and critical skills necessary to interrogate and deconstruct assumptions about sex/gender found in contemporary western societies (including Australia);
- A grasp of key issues in the anthropology of gender, including the relationship between race and gender, the role of colonialism and neo-colonialism in the creation of gender categories, the ethnocentricity of the concept of ‘oppression', and the problems associated with the categories of ‘man' and ‘woman';
- The ability to analyse, from different cultural perspectives, a range of gendered practices including rape, prostitution, veiling, clitoridectomy and the third sex;
- The skills required to write a lengthy research essay in the field of the anthropology of gender.
Indicative AssessmentBy negotiation: 6,000 words
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WorkloadTwo hours of lectures and one hour of tutorial per week.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4626||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|