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CMS3012 Theories and Discourses of Power

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication


This course examines the institutional and rhetorical structuring of communication in the exercise of power and control in society. The mechanisms by which communicative interactions contribute to social integration, maintenance or subversion of relations of dominance and subordination, privilege and disadvantage will be considered in the context of competing theoretical frameworks making explanatory claims with respect to these phenomena.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba