Exploring the Life-Course in Asia - ARTS3883

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 48 UOC overall, including 6 UOC at level 1 and 6 UOC at level 2 in one of the following streams, Asian Studies or Sociology & Anthropology

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Sociology and Anthropology
This course can also be studied in the following specialisations: Asian Studies

How do individuals experience the process of growing older? Considering a range of Asian societies, this course examines how the biological language of ageing relates to the cultural language of maturation, youth, adulthood, and old age. Through an investigation of sociological and anthropological theories of the life-course, you will examine the social and political processes whereby personhood is acquired and challenged, and with which biographical lives are shaped. Sub-topics are likely to include: childhood and youth; birth and death; embodiment and technology; old age and ageing; temporality and intergenerationality; gender and sexuality.


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