HSRV407-22S2 (D) Semester Two 2022 (Distance)

The Policies and Politics of Sex

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

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 harassment; sexual violence; safe sex and the HIV/AIDS era; sexuality and ageing; cultural sexualities; the medicalisation of sexuality and the transgendered body.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Course Coordinator

Maria-Victoria Perez Y Perez

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Literature Review 30%
Discussion Post 10%
Presentation 20%
Essay 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,937.00

* 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 HSRV407 Occurrences

  • HSRV407-22S2 (D) Semester Two 2022 (Distance)