CULT419-20S2 (D) Semester Two 2020 (Distance)

The Policies and Politics of Sex

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020


This course provides students with an interest in human service practice the opportunity to investigate shifting socio-cultural constructions of sexuality with an emphasis on the contradictions and complexities in the social regulation of sexuality and the contours of state control. Issues relating to human service practice explored in the course include: reproductive rights; law reforms, queer culture and homophobia; local and international control of prostitution; the emergence of sexual rights; pornography and eroticism; sex education and the hidden curriculum; sex and harrassment; sexual violence; safe sex and the HIV/AIDS era; sexuality and ageing; cultural sexualities; the medicalisation of sexuality and the transgendered body.


Subject to approval of the Programme Director.


Equivalent Courses


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Literature Review 10 Aug 2020 30%
Discussion Post 21 Aug 2020 10%
Presentation 20% Dates to be confirmed but it will be in September
Essay 16 Oct 2020 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,884.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts.

All CULT419 Occurrences

  • CULT419-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020 - Not Offered
  • CULT419-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020 - Not Offered
  • CULT419-20S2 (D) Semester Two 2020 (Distance)