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To understand the histories of marginalised communities.
To critically analyse recent and continued marginalisation.
To appreciate the intersectionality of marginalisation.
To identify and evaluate primary sources about marginalised histories.
To expand your methodological toolkit for exploring marginalised histories.
Psychiatric inpatients: stigma and institutionalisation in theory and practice.
Prisoners: demographic change and agency in the total institution.
Black Irish people: personal narratives and new media sources.
Student research projects: presentations on primary sources.
Intravenous drug users: how class shapes marginalisation.
Travellers: intergenerational structural racism.
Immigrants: localising international news narratives.
Homelessness: Intersectional marginalisation.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Journal: Learning Journal||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 4,000 words research paper||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: Presentation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Attendance: Attendance and Participation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Individual feedback on presentations and on essay preparation, either written or by appointment during office hours. Peer group feedback on presentations and other contributions.
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31||Mon 11:00 - 11:50|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31||Tues 09:00 - 10:50|