CULT209

Humans, Animals and Society

15 points

Occurrences

Description

This course introduces students to the study of human relations with other species and the natural world. It provides students with the opportunity to question taken for granted assumptions about nature, the environment and the roles of animals in society and the human services. The topic adopts a social justice approach and includes consideration of issues such as ecofeminism, animal liberation and speciesism in relation to other forms of oppression. The course provides students with the opportunity to question taken for granted assumptions about power as well as encouraging students to think about the nature, form and process of advocacy on behalf of the marginalized.

Pre-requisites

Any 15 points at 100 level from HSRV or
CULT, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.

Restrictions

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