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HIST234 Crime, Shame and Scandal in New Zealand

How the idea of 'reputation' changed between 1800 and 2000, and how public scandal and private shame reinforced particular social values.

By exploring the various ways in which behaviour was policed through the law, public scandal and private shame, students will learn about the shaping of cultural norms. The paper will analyse how reputations were made and broken through a series of case studies examining the intersection between public and private life, from missionary scandals in the early 19th century through to the issue of national shame explored through the 1981 Springbok tour of New Zealand.

Paper title Crime, Shame and Scandal in New Zealand
Paper code HIST234
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
May not be credited together with HIST231 passed in 2010, 2013 and 2015.
Contact
barbara.brookes@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Barbara Brookes
Textbooks
Course materials will be made electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of how values are shaped by time and how historical forces lead to a change in values
  • Ability to write a research report based upon primary sources.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

How the idea of 'reputation' changed between 1800 and 2000, and how public scandal and private shame reinforced particular social values.

By exploring the various ways in which behaviour was policed through the law, public scandal and private shame, students will learn about the shaping of cultural norms. The paper will analyse how reputations were made and broken through a series of case studies examining the intersection between public and private life, from missionary scandals in the early 19th century through to the issue of national shame explored through the 1981 Springbok tour of New Zealand.

Paper title Crime, Shame and Scandal in New Zealand
Paper code HIST234
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
May not be credited together with HIST231 passed in 2010, 2013 and 2015.
Contact
jane.adams@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Jane Adams
Textbooks
Course materials will be made electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of how values are shaped by time and how historical forces lead to a change in values
  • Ability to write a research report based upon primary sources

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 13:00-13:50 9-13, 15-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 10, 12-13, 18, 20
T2 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 10, 12, 15, 18, 20
T3 Thursday 14:00-14:50 10, 12-13, 18, 20