ASC210 - Youth Culture and Identity

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Bernie East

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This subject introduces major sociological approaches to youth. The emphasis on transition and culture respectively will focus on the experience of young people in the 21st century in relation to identity (digital and subcultural), family, school, work, relationships, and location. Students will integrate the various sociological approaches and review the impact of young people as consumers and citizens. Students will also evaluate the operations of globalisation and related inequalities on this group of social actors.

Assessment

Presentation, 20%

Essay, 50%, 2000 words

Test, 30%

Unit Fee Information

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