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Unit of Study INDG2008 - Racism and Eugenics (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

analyse and interpret race theory and deconstruct the origins of anti-racism in English speaking communities

critically review the eugenic structures embedded in colonising movements and apparent in Australian policy and practices regarding Aboriginal people

critically review racial discourse in Australia as informed by eugenic practice.

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