Culture, Identity and Diversity - SOCW2008

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: SOCW1001 and SOCW1004, and enrolment in a Social Work program

Equivalent: SOCW2001

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Social Work

In this course, you will learn about core aspects of social work in a diverse society. You will examine biological, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of human lives; study how identities are constructed and utilised in human interactions; and explore various ways in which social biases, power, and privilege operate in social work and in wider society. You will also study how diversity enriches and challenges social work goals and methods. Not least, you will be introduced to the practice and theory of “anti-oppressive” social work.

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