Postgraduate | CUR-CHRE510 | 2024
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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- 7 July 2024
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- No prior study
- 14 weeks
- Start dates
- 15 July 2024
About this subject
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 the ongoing impacts of colonialism
- International human rights instruments and the right to self-determination
- Indigenous perspectives on health, gender and sexuality, youth and leadership
- The importance of Indigenous knowledges and perspectives
This subject was previously known as Human Rights Issues 2.
This subject explores Indigenous rights at the global level as well as within the Australian context, and elevates the importance of learning about the impacts of colonialism from the perspectives of those with lived experience. It examines key challenges in areas such as health, gender and sexuality, youth and leadership in relation to Indigenous rights, and the importance of Indigenous knowledges and self-determination in responding to these challenges.
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- Discussion Points - Part 1 (25%)
- Conference presentation (40%)
- Discussion Points - Part 2 (35%)
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