2018 Winter School Subject List

Youth and Youth Culture (GCST2612) - Opens 10 May 2017

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Gender and Cultural Studies
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

There are no Instructor details available for this course.

(1) Associate Professor Lee Wallace - lee.wallace@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 04 Jul 2017 
End Date: 20 Jul 2017 
Capacity: 50 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 10 May 2017 
Applications Close: 19 Jun 2017 
Census date: 10 Jul 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 10 Jul 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No


  1. Prerequisites: - 

    12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)

  2. Prohibitions: - 



This unit examines academic, public and popular ideas about youth and practices of youth culture.

It will introduce students to some of the current parameters for studying youth cultural forms and practices and the significance of various conceptions of youth.

Points of focus will include popular images of youth and youth culture, discourses on (im)maturity, development, and training, and critical perspectives on youth as an identity and an experience.


1 x Tutorial presentation equivalent to 500wds (10%), 1 x 1500 Short Essay (30%), 1 x 2000 Take-home Exercise (50%), Tutorial participation (10%)


Start Date: 04 Jul 2017     End Date: 20 Jul 2017

Lectures: Tue & Thu, 10:00am - 13:00

Tutorials: Tue, Thu & Fri, 14:00 - 16:00


Carslaw Lecture Room 453


Course reader and/or electronic readings available via the University Library site