Aboriginal Labour: Past and Present
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2011
This course explores the labour history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians from traditional modes of production to the present day. The course covers a wide range of issues ranging from exploitation and discrimination to the many achievements and contributions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have made to the Australian economy. Furthermore it examines pathways of employment relative to closing the inequities faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today.
|Objectives||On completion of this course student will;
1. Hold a detailed understanding of the historical sequences after Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander modes of production and divisions of labour.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the issues that impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment today.
3. Developed foundation knowledge relating to improving the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
4. Explored the foundations of racism and the world of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aboriginal labour markets
5. Gained a comprehensive understanding of the social costs of employment inequity in Australian society.
|Content||Students will explore the traditional labour divisions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander society prior to invasion. This will be preceded by a detailed examination of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment from the early colonial contact period in 1788 up until the present day. The course will look at remote, rural and urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.|
|Replacing Course(s)||ABOR2131 - Indigenous Communication: Oral|
|Assumed Knowledge||ABOR1110 or equivalent introductory Aboriginal program|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term