HSRV103-21S2 (D) Semester Two 2021 (Distance)

Violence in Society

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021

Description

This course will introduce students to the contemporary issue of violence in society and its impact on the community. A broad overview will be provided of five main areas of violence: child protection; family violence; youth violence; institutional and cultural violence; and, crime and deviance.

The problem of violence has become one of the most critical concerns of our society, affecting people of all ages, across all cultures and social groupings.  This course will introduce students to the contemporary issue of violence in society and its impact on the community. The course provides students with an opportunity to develop theoretical and research informed knowledge and an appreciation of human service responses to this issue. The course will also teach students to analyse the diversity of factors that influence national and international programme development and policies.  Course content covers a range of topics: human rights; child protection; family violence; youth violence; violence toward animals; institutional and cultural violence; and, crime and deviance.

Learning Outcomes

  • To examine the social, economic and political implications of violence on New Zealand society
  • To introduce the area of family violence, including violence in intimate relationships, elder abuse and violence perpetrated by children / young people
  •  To explore issues relating to institutional and cultural violence, in particular violence that occurs through the actions of an organisation or the people who are its agents
  • To consider institutional and cultural violence as extending beyond direct acts of physical and psychological aggression to incorporate the violation of civil, political and social rights
  • To consider inter-species violence and oppression
  • To consider formal and informal social responses to violence
  • To examine a range of intervention paradigms relevant to this issue
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Biculturally competent and confident

      Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

      Engaged with the community

      Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 340
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
02 Friday 13:00 - 14:00 Rehua 329
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
03 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 James Logie 104
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
04 Friday 09:00 - 10:00 Ernest Rutherford 141
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
05 Friday 14:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 340
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
06 Friday 15:00 - 16:00 E12
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
07 Friday 14:00 - 15:00 E12
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
08 Friday 13:00 - 14:00 E12
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
09 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 F1 Lectorial
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
10 Friday 14:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 101
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
11 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 529
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct
12 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 James Logie 104
26 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 17 Oct

Course Coordinator

Nik Taylor

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay One 30% 1,500 words - due date to be advised
Essay two 30% 1,500 words - due date to be advised
Online Test 40% Due date to be advised

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $785.00

International fee $3,500.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All HSRV103 Occurrences

  • HSRV103-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021
  • HSRV103-21S2 (D) Semester Two 2021 (Distance)