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Global Citizens, Justice and Civil Society - ARTS2870
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Course Outline: Contact School
 
 
Campus: Kensington Campus
 
 
Career: Undergraduate
 
 
Units of Credit: 6
 
 
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
 
 
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
 
 
Enrolment Requirements:
 
 
Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1
 
 
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
 
   
 
Further Information: See Class Timetable
 
 
Available for General Education: Yes (more info)
 
  

Description

Subject Area: Sociology and Anthropology
This course can also be studied in the following specialisations: Australian Studies; Women's and Gender Studies



This course examines citizenship and forms of engagement in civil society from theoretical perspectives and through empirical case studies. Citizenship is explored as a tool for social exclusion; for setting policy; and as a model of political participation. Beginning with the concept of citizenship as establishing the boundary of a political community, the course characterizes new understandings of rights and obligations attached to citizenship; transnational, gendered, cosmopolitan. Students are introduced to the concept of civil society through historical case studies. The course explores the debates on the decline of civic participation and solidarity and the emergence of global civil society.

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