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WMS3105 Working with Women in Minority Groups
Credit Points: 15
WMS1101 A Woman's Place in Society

This unit explores the particular characteristics and needs of women in specific minority groups including Aboriginal, migrant, unemployed, poor, disabled, young, lesbian, single and aged women. Having investigated theories regarding the interaction between gender, class and race in Western Society, students will explore the application of these theories to the social, political and economic situation of women. There will be an emphasis on developing skills to work effectively with women in minority groups, including networking, accessing, advocacy and social strategy development skills.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
DMPSWSPsychology - Women's Studies Double Major
MIWOMWomen's Studies Minor
MAWOMNWomen's Studies Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009