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Postgraduate | CUR-CHRE512 | 2024

Activism, Advocacy and Change

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Be emboldened by theories of power, change and social movement. Relive historical fights including the US civil rights struggle and the Algerian independence movement.Evaluate the role advocacy groups and activism play in fighting for human rights.

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Study method
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Start dates
15 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
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13 weeks

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Activism, Advocacy and Change

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. use appropriate technologies to locate and critically appraise relevant social movement literature
    2. describe and critique theories of power and identity politics, social movements and post-colonialism
    3. analyse and communicate social movement theories and methods
    4. critically evaluate activist/advocacy campaigns using social movement theories.

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Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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Master of Human Rights

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Graduate Certificate in Human Rights

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