SOCI213 Concepts of the Self
Note: This information is for 2013, and may have been updated since the Guide to Enrolment was printed.
|Title||Concepts of the Self|
|Teaching Period(s)||Not offered in 2013, expected to be offered in 2014|
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An introduction to the historical development of ideas about self'. Identifies tensions between perceived agency and cultural conventions or social practices which regulate the self.
Prerequisite: SOCI 101 or 54 points
Restriction: SOCI 203
Schedule C: Arts and Music
In this paper students are introduced to sociological notions of the ‘self’. The course traces the historical development of such ideas and examines the tensions between notions of perceived agency in self-construction and the impact upon those perceptions of cultural conventions and social practices which regulate the self. Case studies include intersexed subjectivity, advertising and youth culture(s).
Dr Lesley Procter