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SOC1000 Introduction to Social Justice

Short Description: Introduction to Social Justice
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 090301 - Sociology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 1 March 2021

Other requisites

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

Synopsis

This course deals with themes of systems of injustice, the social pathological impacts of inequalities, and the responses offered by social justice approaches. Through theoretical perspectives and practical exercises, students will gain a broad scope of knowledge regarding the meaningfulness of equality, the potential and limits of meritocracy, the need for accountability, knowledge for care giving, and the practices of various social movements. Students will acquire new knowledge of the ways states and state officials operate in responding to injustices.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 1 March 2021