20 credits at level HE5
This Module will help you to understand the issues relating to Difference in Gender, Race, Culture, Religion, Sexuality, Disability, Class and Age. You will have the opportunity to explore Stereotypes of Difference in relation to individuals and groups within Society. You will also examine how the value and devaluation ascribed to different characteristics of individuals and groups can increase or reduce their power, resulting in Internal and/or External Oppressive practices. The Ethical issues associated with Difference will also be thoroughly considered and explored.
• Definitions of Equality, Diversity and Difference.
• Stereotypes of Difference.
• The Internal and External Oppression of Difference.
• Ethical issues related to Difference and Oppression.
This Module will be taught by blended learning (a combination of face-to-face and electronic based resources and communications). There will be both classroom-based sessions, comprising of lectures from the Tutor and visiting Speakers, who will introduce Course members to the relevant literature and enable them to participate and contribute to seminar work and e-learning sessions. In addition, advice and guidance will be given during the negotiation of the assignment brief. There will be an emphasis on the differentiation of practice to facilitate meaningful inclusion of all course members.
Tutorials will be used to support differentiated approaches to the Course work and the assignment.
At the end of the Module, Course members will be expected to submit an essay (or equivalent), to demonstrate their understanding of an element of the Course which is of particular interest - to be agreed with the Tutor.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Be able to evaluate the definitions of Equality, Diversity and Difference.||Critically analyse the meanings of Equality, Diversity and Difference.|
|2.||Be able to explore Steroetypes of Difference in relation to both individuals and groups.
||Identify and critically analyse different stereotypical characteristics in relation to individuals and groups of people.|
|3.||Be able to evaluate the meaning of Oppression in relation to the power relationship of Difference.||Explain the meaning of Oppression and analyse the consequences for individuals and groups who experience Oppression. Describe the difference between internal and external Oppression.|
|4.||Be able to undertake analysis of data focussing upon Difference.||Critically analyse and present data in a logical manner.|
|5.||Be able to explore the ethical issues related to Difference and Oppression.||
Identify and critically analyse the key ethical issues related to Difference and Oppression.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||3,000 word essay|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
Adams, Maurianne (2000) Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: an anthology on racism, antisemitism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism & classism. London: Routledge
Afsar, H and Maynard, M (1994) The Dynamics of Race and Gender. London: Taylor and Francis
Amin, K (1992) Poverty in Black and White. London: Child Poverty Action Group
Blackstone, T, Parekh, B, and Saunders, P (1998) Race Relations in Britain. London: Routledge
Blaine, Bruce (2007) Understanding the Psychology of Diversity. London: Sage
Bolton Data for Inclusion (2000) http://www.boltondata.org.uk/inclusion
Bonvillian, V (1998) Women and Men: Cultural Constructs of Gender 2nd ed., London: Prentice-Hall
Bristow, J (1997) Sexuality. London: Routledge
Crossley, R. (1994) Facilitated Communication Training. College Press.
Crossley, R. (1997) Speechless: facilitated communication for people without voices. New York: Dutton.
Donald, N. (1997) Contested Words Contested Science: Unravelling the facilitated communication controversy. Cardinal.
Donnellan, C (1998) Poverty. Cambridge: Independence
Hall, JT (1997) Social Devaluation and Special Education. London: Jessica Kingsley
Lovatt, H. (1997) Learning to Listen. London: Jessica Kingsley.
Melvern, L.(2006) Conspiracy to Murder. Verso Books.
Nash, K (1998) Universal Difference - Feminism and the Liberal Undecidability of Women. Basingstoke: MacMillan
Simon, W (1996) Post-Modern Sexualities. London: Routledge
Thompson Neil (2003) 2nd. ed., Promoting Equality: Challenging discrimination and oppression. Basingstoke: Palgrove MacMillan
Valeo, A. ((2000) Patterns of Rejection of Difference among Educators. Toronto: York University.
White, Stuart (2007) Equality. Cambridge: Polity Press
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