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ASC102 - Introduction to Sociology B

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Struan Jacobs

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASC202, ASC402

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

Consisting in three thematically unified modules, the unit studies:

 

(i) Consumption as a feature of late or postmodern society;

(ii) Conditions of physical and mental health and illness including pharmaceutical corporations and side effects of pharmaceutical drug therapy; and

(iii) Theories and concrete examples of deviance which sociology understands as violations of the various types of norms of social life.

Assessment

Essay, 40%, 1800 words

Class/Online Exercises, 25%

Exam, 35%

Unit Fee Information

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