SOSC-217 – Special Topic: Reflecting on Violence: Contexts, Ethics and Interventions
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||as for SOSC 211|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||Social & Cultural Studies||Restrictions:||SPOL 217|
This course familiarises students with social theories of violence and security in various contexts. We consider state violence, hate crimes, collective violence, torture, terrorism and interpersonal violence. We debate ethical and methodological problems of researching violence and social policies aimed at reducing violence. 100% internal assessment. This course may also be able to be taken towards a minor in SPOL.
The set text for this course is a book of student notes which contains all the essential readings for the course. Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
Trimester 2 2015
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||11381||13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015||Thu||1310 - 1500||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT220||Carol Harrington*||7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015||Thu||1310 - 1500||Murphy [Kelburn]||LT220|
Course Outline Information
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