Introduction to Studies in Governmentality
|Course code SOCA3000||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
One of the most influential frameworks in sociology and the social sciences in recent years has been that derived from Michel Foucault's on governmentality. The course is relevant to students studying sociology, anthropology, political science, international relations, philosophy and human geography among other areas.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||The course aims to provide an introduction to the studies of Michel Foucault with a focus on their sources, their development and their application to the study of power and governance in local and international contexts, such as social policy, criminology, security studies, biomedicine, and international governance.|
Introduction to governmentality.
Governmentality as social science method.
Histories of mentalities of government.
Liberalism and neo-liberalism.
Government of the self and others.
Government of the social
|Assumed Knowledge||10cps SOCA 1000 level courses or equivalent.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term