Programs & Courses 2013
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EDEC11020 Images of Childhood

Course details

Childhood as a social construction is the focus of this course. Drawing on material such as posters, cards, photographs and art works, both contemporary and historical, images and representations of children and childhood are examined and analysed from a socially critical perspective. The course analyses how this material positions children, what it says about society's attitude to children and how it might influence and reflect the laws and policy that affect children. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is included in this analysis.


Course at a glance
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: 7
EFTSL: 0.12500
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Course availability
Term Campus
This course is not offered for this handbook year
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