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  • Society, Health and Community
  • Griffith University

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  • Understanding Social Problems

    GRF-CCJ18 | Undergraduate

    Comprehend crime in a social context. Foster an understanding of the dynamic relationship between the individual and society. Apply these perspectives to social problems in everyday life: illegal drug use, domestic violence, terrorism and pollution.

    • 28 Feb 2022
    • 29 Aug 2022
  • Sociology of Crime

    GRF-CCJ27 | Undergraduate

    Comprehend major 19th and 20th century theories of crime, their historical antecedents and ideological dimensions. In particular, investigate street and white-collar crime, and violence between inmates. Apply criminological theories to social research.

    • 28 Feb 2022
    • 29 Aug 2022
  • Popular Music, Culture and Identity

    GRF-SGY355 | Undergraduate

    • 29 Nov 2021
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    • 07 Nov 2022
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  • Understanding the Social World

    GRF-SGY14 | Undergraduate

    Take a magnifying glass to issues like race, sexuality, class and family. Scrutinise them from three different sociological perspectives. Analyse how sociological theories can have an impact on social life. Dig into what makes society tick.

    • 14 Mar 2022
    • 07 Nov 2022
  • Sociology of Identity

    GRF-SGY230 | Undergraduate

    Peel away the layers that form modern conceptions of identity. Unpack social categories like ethnicity, religion and class. Address the impact of globalisation and the internet. Realise how social conditioning can impact the formation of identity.

    • 14 Mar 2022
  • Aboriginal Political Histories

    GRF-HSY210 | Undergraduate

    Run through the history of racial exclusion in Australia since 1788. Debunk the myth that Indigenous peoples were passive when oppressed. Take a closer look at activists, writers and thinkers who fought for Indigenous rights across the years.

    • 18 Jul 2022
  • Sociology of Youth

    GRF-SGY251 | Undergraduate

    Shine a light on youth culture at local, national and international levels. Think about how society transitions people through the stages of youth. Look at the nature of identity. Assess the role of the individual within an institution.

    • 18 Jul 2022
  • Mental Disorder and Crime

    GRF-CCJ713 | Postgraduate

    Investigate the legal constructs of insanity and the psychiatric constructs of intellectual disability and mental disorders. Evaluate the relationship between crime, dangerousness and mental disorders in the context of forensic mental health.

    • 14 Mar 2022
  • Death, Grief and Culture

    GRF-SGY352 | Undergraduate

    Analyse how humans deal with death and incorporate mourning into our cultures. Reassess the rituals of grief. Probe the politics of euthanasia. Explore the social function of the cemetery. Track the ways that the internet has affected how we mourn.

    • 18 Jul 2022
  • The Body in History

    GRF-HSY209 | Undergraduate

    Look back at the attitudes and theories people have held about the body throughout recent history. Identify shifting attitudes to body health and beauty. Expose how attitudes have been shaped by considerations like gender, race and sexuality.

    • 14 Mar 2022