- 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, Gender Studies
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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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4396||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|