Power, Difference and Recognition
Uncover how differences between cultural and ethical groups are negotiated in a liberal democracy. Attack this topic from gender, class relations and multicultural viewpoints. Analyse globalisation's impact. Inspect liberalism's approach to diversity.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- demonstrate an improved capacity for creative and independent thinking
- demonstrate an improved capacity for argumentation and debate
- evaluate the arguments of Liberalism in relation to difference and diversity.
- Module 1: Theoretical Approaches
- Module 2: The Interpersonal: Negotiating Differences and Celebrating Individuality
- Module 3: Power and Difference in an Unequal Society
- Module 4: Interconnected Fates in an Unequal World
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
This subject is taught with the presumption that you have studies 100 level Sociology before enrolling in this 200 level subject.
No special requirements
- Tutorial Responses 1 (25%)
- Major Research Essay (35%)
- Tutorial Responses 2 (25%)
- Online Participation (15%)