Come to grips with the key challenges facing the Indigenous rights movement.Survey factors including gender, youth and social change. Unearth ongoing land rights issues. Identify the role of the media and the government.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- describe and critique Indigenous rights theories
- use appropriate technologies to locate and critically appraise relevant Indigenous rights literature
- analyse and communicate Indigenous rights theories
- critically analyse political, policy and moral issues using an Indigenous rights framework
- Indigenous Australian history and human rights
- Human rights activism
- Racism, resilience and respect
- Indigenous human rights and gender
- Indigenous human rights and youth
- Land rights and native title
- Indigenous human rights and media
- Indigenous social change and leadership
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment
This subject was previously known as Human Rights Issues 2.
This subject will explore Indigenous rights at the global level as well as within the Australian context. It will examine key challenges in areas such as social determinants, gender, youth and leadership in relation to Indigenous rights and encourage a critical engagement with the topic.
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- Discussion Points - Part 1 (25%)
- Conference presentation (40%)
- Discussion Points - Part 2 (35%)
Current study term: 18 Jul 21 to 24 Oct 21
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