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Reading Journal

Reading Journal

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Assessment task 1: Reading Journal
Objective(s): a and c
Weight: 25%
Task: Students will make a weekly entry about the required readings from weeks 2-7. Each week students will choose one quote from each of the required readings for that week.
Students should discuss the significance of the quote in relation to the main argument of the reading. Each weekly entry should be no more than 500 words, and is to be submitted in
class to your tutor. In Week 6, students submit all five entires, up to a total of 2000 words, in a single file to Turnitin.
Length: 2,000 words
Due: Week 3 to Week 7
Final submission to Turnitin, Week 7, 10 September 9am.
See also Further information.
Criteria: Timeliness of submission of entries
Relevance of chosen quotes
Depth of discussion of the quote’s significance
Clarity of writing
Accuracy of referencing

SUBJECT: Local Transformations
Subject description The way we think about relationships between the individual, local community life and the wider social order is addressed in this subject through investigation of the intersections between time, place and agency. Students investigate issues such as how the historical legacies of locality are connected to present possibilities and future hopes, how localities are produced in relation to each other in cross-national and trans-local interactions, and how local capacity or agency is linked to local, national and transnational power hierarchies, whether in terms of dominance or marginality. This subject introduces students to survey research methods. Students engage a range of theoretical approaches and integrate them with survey methods, developing communication skills to present resulting insights
Subject objectives a. Explain locality and the relationship between individuals, community life and the broader social process b. Apply the methodological approaches to studies of community c. Explain national and trans national power d. Apply varied theoretical and disciplinary approaches to these questions

WEEK 2 Community Lost or Community Saved? Everybody loves the idea of community – politicians, ordinary people, left-wingers, right-wingers. In the face of anxiety over the ‘decline’ of community, strengthening social capital has become a new panacea. This week we take an in-depth look at the notion of community, and debate notions of social cohesion and social capital.
Reading: Everingham, C. (2003) ‘Introduction’, in Social Justice and the Politics of Community. Aldershot: Ashgate, 3-9.
Harris, A. (2010) Young people, everyday civic life and the limits of social cohesion. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 31(5): 573-589.
Secomb, L. (2000). Fractured community. Hypatia, 15(2): 133-150.
WEEK 3 Beyond the Suburb? Sustainability and Liveability From the late 1940s a majority of people in NSW lived in a suburb.Suburban-isation has grown: around 65% of people in NSW now live in a Sydney suburb. Yet suburbs are being ‘consolidated’ unto urban zones: this lecture explores new questions of sustainability and livability in urbanising suburbs.
Reading: Davison, A. (2006). Stuck in a cul-de-sac? Suburban history and urban sustainability in Australia. Urban Policy and Research, 24 (2), 201-216.
Ruming, K., Houston, D., Amati, M. (2012). Multiple suburban publics: Rethinking community opposition to consolidation in Sydney. Geographical Research, 50 (4), 421-435.
Newton, P., & Glackin, S. (2014). Understanding infill: Towards new policy and practice for urban regeneration in the established suburbs of Australia’s cities. Urban Policy and Research, 32 (2), 121-143.

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