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Learn how gender binaries affect girls and boys in the home and the classroom with this Naughty Boys, Bad Girls: Gender and Discipline at Home and at School unit offered by Macquarie University.
Delivered online in conjunction with Open Universities Australia, this unit focuses on the different expectations placed upon males and females in early childhood, adolescence and youth, and how these influence discipline and punishment.
You’ll gain an insight into the behaviour of boys and girls through the study of TV and film, self-help books and children’s books, and become fluent in identifying the gendered problems and disruptions that affect young people in the home and classroom.
To be eligible for this unit, you must have completed level 1 and 2 studies in sociology.
In this sociology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Whether you’re looking at pursuing a career in education or health and welfare, this unit will give you a foundational understanding of how gender interplays with identity, expectations and discipline. Looking at gender in early childhood, adolescence and youth, you’ll learn how to apply a critical approach to popular beliefs on the behaviour and management of young children and teens.
Become aware of how gender shapes our notions and assumptions, and how these influence children in both the home and at school. You’ll equip yourself with the tools to better understand and manage the problems and conflicts faced by young people, their parents and their teachers.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Find out more about government study loans here.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.