School Of Social Sciences And Psychology

Introducing the Social Sciences BWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102234.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 20

Equivalent Units
101557 - The Individual in Society and 101900 - Working with Communities

102232 Introducing the Social Sciences A

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
The online version of this unit is only available to students enrolled in 1793 - Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological Studies. Students will need the permission of the e-DAP (Dr Tim Griffin - t.griffin@westernsydney.edu.au) to enrol in this unit if they are not enrolled in 1793 - B Science, Criminology and Psychological Studies.

About this Unit
This unit follows on from Introducing the Social Sciences A and continues to address the nature of the social sciences and the ways that it has developed as a set of disciplines through a process of questions, arguments, evidence and evaluation. In particular, this unit covers identities of gender, race, ethnicity and disability, urbanisation, migration, neighbourhoods, control and disorder, juvenile offending and governing inequalities. Integral to these content areas is an understanding of social sciences methods and evidence for describing and explaining contemporary society.

1793.1Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological StudiesCONTINUING
1794.1Diploma of Social Sciences and Psychological Studies (exit only)CONTINUING

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