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SOC8000 Identity, Self and Society

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 30 December 2013


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in Program: MSTA

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course introduces Honours students to a range of social-scientific studies that offer understandings of selfhood, and the relationship between individuals, groups and social institutions. It consists of two halves:
Part A - Social identities: issues and applications (e.g. national and ethnic identities, class consciousness, gendered identities, identity politics);
Part B - Concepts of selfhood: major traditions (e.g. interaction and performance, discourse, reflexivity and the postmodern self).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2012 Online