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2276

SOCIOL 103

: New Zealand Social Policy and Social Justice
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Provides an overview of key contemporary social policy issues within the context of globalising economic processes and continuing gendered and racialised divisions. Discusses the way in which debates around social policy are constructed and the implications this has for social justice. Case studies may include food and health, technology, indigeneity and children.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2277

SOCIOL 103

: New Zealand Social Policy and Social Justice
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Provides an overview of key contemporary social policy issues within the context of globalising economic processes and continuing gendered and racialised divisions. Discusses the way in which debates around social policy are constructed and the implications this has for social justice. Case studies may include food and health, technology, indigeneity and children.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2278

SOCIOL 103

: New Zealand Social Policy and Social Justice
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Provides an overview of key contemporary social policy issues within the context of globalising economic processes and continuing gendered and racialised divisions. Discusses the way in which debates around social policy are constructed and the implications this has for social justice. Case studies may include food and health, technology, indigeneity and children.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2279

SOCIOL 105

: Cultural Studies and Society
2024 Semester One (1243)
A cultural studies approach to social life focuses on the way we experience the world, taking account of what we see, what we hear, what we consume and how we communicate. Sociological theory will be explored through investigating different cultural forms including film, advertising, art, social media, sport, and video games.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2280

SOCIOL 105

: Cultural Studies and Society
2023 Semester One (1233)
A cultural studies approach to social life focuses on the way we experience the world, taking account of what we see, what we hear, what we consume and how we communicate. Sociological theory will be explored through investigating different cultural forms including film, advertising, art, social media, sport, and video games.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2281

SOCIOL 105

: Cultural Studies and Society
2022 Semester One (1223)
A cultural studies approach to social life focuses on the way we experience the world, taking account of what we see, what we hear, what we consume and how we communicate. Sociological theory will be explored through investigating different cultural forms including film, advertising, art, social media, sport, and video games.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2282

SOCIOL 105

: Cultural Studies and Society
2021 Semester One (1213)
A cultural studies approach to social life focuses on the way we experience the world, taking account of what we see, what we hear, what we consume and how we communicate. Sociological theory will be explored through investigating different cultural forms including film, advertising, art, social media, sport, and video games.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2283

SOCIOL 105

: Cultural Studies and Society
2020 Semester One (1203)
A cultural studies approach to social life focuses on the way we experience the world, taking account of what we see, what we hear, what we consume and how we communicate. Sociological theory will be explored through investigating different cultural forms including film, advertising, art, social media, sport, and video games.
Subject: Sociology
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2284

SOCIOL 200

: Sociological Theory
2024 Semester One (1243)
Aims to map the social condition through theorists who also emphasise the need to transform it. Focuses on material existence, how it is interpreted through language and the investment of people in oppressive regimes, ideologies and discourses. Develops critical perspectives on the intersections of class, race, gender and sexuality.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass
2285

SOCIOL 200

: Sociological Theory
2023 Semester One (1233)
Aims to map the social condition through theorists who also emphasise the need to transform it. Focuses on material existence, how it is interpreted through language and the investment of people in oppressive regimes, ideologies and discourses. Develops critical perspectives on the intersections of class, race, gender and sexuality.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass
2286

SOCIOL 200

: Sociological Theory
2022 Semester One (1223)
Aims to map the social condition through theorists who also emphasise the need to transform it. Focuses on material existence, how it is interpreted through language and the investment of people in oppressive regimes, ideologies and discourses. Develops critical perspectives on the intersections of class, race, gender and sexuality.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass
2287

SOCIOL 200

: Sociological Theory
2021 Semester One (1213)
An introduction to the major themes of social theory. The focus is on the analyses of modern society to be found in the works of classical and contemporary social analysts.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass
2288

SOCIOL 203

: Social Reality and Ideology
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Sociologists construe ideology as ideas that conceal social inequalities. This course explores the meaning of ideology and some of its related concepts, such as hegemony, discourse, and subjugation. It then critically analyses some of the most pervasive contemporary ideologies. Although not exhaustive, examples include beliefs about personal responsibility, corporate job creators, faith in technology, and crime and deviance.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 60 points passed from BA courses
2289

SOCIOL 204

: Special Topic: Social Control
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Analyses the means by which different institutions, groups and individuals control the actions, behaviours and thoughts of people in contemporary modern societies, including our own. Discusses controllers, their targets, the mechanisms they employ, the goals they seek to accomplish, and the means by which people resist. Prompts students to reflect how controlling processes have affected their everyday life.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass or 90 points passed
2290

SOCIOL 205

: Special Topic: Sociology of Subcultures
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Through consideration of sociological theory from the Chicago School, British Cultural Studies, and postmodernism, this course investigates marginal, non-normative, and socially deviant group formations considered as ‘subcultural’. This will include critical consideration of the social, economic, and political dynamics in which specific group practices and identities of subcultures such as ravers, punks, and skaters take shape in capitalist society.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass
Restriction: SOCIOL 225
2291

SOCIOL 206

: Sociology for Auckland
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Auckland is located in Aotearoa New Zealand but is not always of Aotearoa New Zealand. By virtue of geography, history, and size, Auckland is a unique social setting, with an uneasy relationship to the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand (and beyond). This course examines the differences in class, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and other social factors that make Auckland “special”.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass
Restriction: SOCIOL 106
2292

SOCIOL 206

: Sociology for Auckland
2020 Semester One (1203)
Auckland is located in Aotearoa New Zealand but is not always of Aotearoa New Zealand. By virtue of geography, history, and size, Auckland is a unique social setting, with an uneasy relationship to the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand (and beyond). This course examines the differences in class, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and other social factors that make Auckland “special”.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass
Restriction: SOCIOL 106
2293

SOCIOL 207

: Sociology of Gender and Families
2024 Semester One (1243)
Focuses on the interrelationship between gender, sexuality and families in New Zealand and other Western societies. Through an examination of important moments in the life course of families – for example, partnering and parenting – it explores changes and continuities in the gendered norms, identities, practices and patterns that characterise contemporary family life.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points in Sociology or Gender Studies or 60 points passed
Restriction: SOCIOL 214, SOCIOL 222
2294

SOCIOL 207

: Sociology of Gender and Families
2023 Semester One (1233)
Focuses on the interrelationship between gender, sexuality and families in New Zealand and other Western societies. Through an examination of important moments in the life course of families – for example, partnering and parenting – it explores changes and continuities in the gendered norms, identities, practices and patterns that characterise contemporary family life.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points in Sociology or Gender Studies or 60 points passed
Restriction: SOCIOL 214, SOCIOL 222
2295

SOCIOL 207

: Sociology of Gender and Families
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Focuses on the interrelationship between gender, sexuality and families in New Zealand and other Western societies. Through an examination of important moments in the life course of families – for example, partnering and parenting – it explores changes and continuities in the gendered norms, identities, practices and patterns that characterise contemporary family life.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points in Sociology or Gender Studies or 60 points passed
Restriction: SOCIOL 214, SOCIOL 222
2296

SOCIOL 208

: Economy and Society
2024 Semester One (1243)
Examines the changing relations between work and life outside of paid employment. Particular attention is paid to new forms of expropriation that profit from claiming private ownership of collective effort, ideas and cultural forms. These developments are crucial to understanding and contesting social inequality, globalisation, organisational restructuring and new technologies. Course material is drawn from international literatures and is grounded in an understanding of contemporary New Zealand.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Employment Relations and Organisational Studies or Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a B+ or higher, or 30 points in International Relations and Business
2297

SOCIOL 208

: Economy and Society
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Examines the changing relations between work and life outside of paid employment. Particular attention is paid to new forms of expropriation that profit from claiming private ownership of collective effort, ideas and cultural forms. These developments are crucial to understanding and contesting social inequality, globalisation, organisational restructuring and new technologies. Course material is drawn from international literatures and is grounded in an understanding of contemporary New Zealand.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Employment Relations and Organisational Studies or Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a B+ or higher, or 30 points in International Relations and Business
2298

SOCIOL 208

: Economy and Society
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Examines the changing relations between work and life outside of paid employment. Particular attention is paid to new forms of expropriation that profit from claiming private ownership of collective effort, ideas and cultural forms. These developments are crucial to understanding and contesting social inequality, globalisation, organisational restructuring and new technologies. Course material is drawn from international literatures and is grounded in an understanding of contemporary New Zealand.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass, or 30 points in International Relations and Business
2299

SOCIOL 210

: Colonisation, Globalisation and Social Justice
2020 Semester One (1203)
Charts the political, economic, cultural and ecological consequences of imperialism, colonisation, globalisation, aid and development, up to and including the IMF/World Bank's neoliberalism and structural adjustment programme. It pays particular attention to violence (physical, psychological and ideological), environmental consequences and health impacts in these contexts.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass or LATINAM 100 or SPANISH 103, or 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
2300

SOCIOL 211

: Sociology of Popular Culture
2023 Semester One (1233)
Popular culture appears to be everywhere, but what political and social effects might all this popular entertainment have on us? This course seeks to answer such questions through a sociological interpretation of popular culture as both an indicator of social change and as a location of meaning and significance. Topics include reality TV, celebrities, consumption, music, and technology.
Subject: Sociology
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Sociology, or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a B+ or higher, or 30 points from COMMS 100, FTVMS 100, 101, MEDIA 101, or 30 points from Comparative Literature