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Undergraduate | USA-SOCU2018 | 2024

(Dis)abling Societies: The Sociologies of Ageing and Disability

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Study method
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Start dates
16 Sept 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

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(Dis)abling Societies: The Sociologies of Ageing and Disability

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to: 

    1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of key historical and contemporary sociological theories and concepts of disability and ageing. 
    2. Examine the relationship between society and its institutions, disability and ageing. 
    3. Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity and complexity in the experiences of disability and ageing, and the ways that multiple categories of identity intersect in these experiences. 
    4. Evaluate how diverse categories of identity including gender and sexuality, ‘race’ and ethnicity, socio-economic status and age intersect in the representation, imagining and experience of disability and ageing.

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0.125 EFTSL

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