University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ANTH 2036 - Anthropology of Violence and Crime

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Incompatible: ANTH 2024 or ANTH 3024
Assessment: Poster or Essay, Research Essay, Seminar participation
Syllabus:

This course introduces students to core themes in the anthropology of violence and crime that include, violence and identity/subjectivity; terror, pain and suffering; war, technology and visual culture; fear, threat and sorcery; and organised crime. It addresses issues, instances and everyday lived experiences of violence and crime in human societies from a comparative anthropological perspective. The course draws on a wide variety of examples, including global conflicts and state violence, virtual and technologically mediated warfare, gang violence, processes and politics of criminalisation, human trafficking and organised crime, intimacies of violence including gendered, family/ domestic and sexual violence, migration and displacement, terrorism, the politics of legitimate and illegitimate violence, collective memories of suffering, and transitional justice. Case studies are drawn from various regions and countries, including but not limited to, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Latin America, North America, Rwanda, the Pacific, Southeast Asia, Denmark, and Nepal.

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Commonwealth supported
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Undergraduate
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19449 LEC0 250 56 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: This lecture is pre-recorded and can be viewed any time after publication in MyUni. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14399 SE08 25 2 3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
28 Apr - 2 Jun Thursday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
14400 SE07 30 1 4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 10am - 12pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 10am - 12pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
14401 SE06 27 FULL 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 9am - 11am Napier, 210, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 9am - 11am Napier, 210, Teaching Room
14403 SE04 32 1 4 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 2pm - 4pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 2pm - 4pm Hughes, 111b, Teaching Room
14404 SE03 32 2 3 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 2 Jun Thursday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
14405 SE02 31 2 2 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 210, Teaching Room
14406 SE01 25 FULL 2 Mar - 30 Mar Wednesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class