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Social science is an academic discipline concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society. Learn about society and the relationships the smart way with Social Science courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college.

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Politics Course: Hot Topics for NSW State Election

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. Come join the debate, discussion and analysis of NSW State politics as we lead up to the 28th March 2015 election! Topics covered range from Political Donations, Worker’s Compensation, LGBT Reforms, Aboriginal Affairs and Family and Community Services, Transport and Opal Card, Coal Seam Gas, Sale of Millers Point and what Premier M... [More]
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Iran Course: A Political Analysis of the Islamic Republic's Present and Future

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. Explore Iran’s modern and contemporary history. This course addresses Iran’s “long reach” in regional politics, analysing its relations from Hamas and Hezbollah to Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the inevitable nuclear issue. Moreover, it looks at such diverse matters as the economy, Iran’s young population, the massive “brain dra... [More]
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Family Tree Ancestry Course: Back to your Roots

Anthropology courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Anthropology the smart way with Anthropology courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. If you have been lucky enough to catch the series, ‘Who do you think you are?’ on ABC or SBS television, then no doubt you are wondering what fascinating stories or hidden secrets you may discover should you begin to delve into your own family’s history? Having decided to discover your family’s past, it can be difficult... [More]
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Anthropology Course: An Introduction

Anthropology courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Anthropology the smart way with Anthropology courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. The focus of anthropology is on understanding you in relation to others and social life generally e.g., context, religion, schooling, economy, biology, politics, family structure, gender, ethnicity. It is a discipline of discovery, questioning, and imagination; a way of exploring the vast range of human possibility acro... [More]
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict Course

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. Are there any solutions to the conflict that appeared 70 BC and only seems to get more complex with centuries passing by? This course examines the history of the conflict, comparing the conflicting narratives of the Palestinians, the Arab States, and Israel. It examines the relationships among Arabs and Israelis, as well as inter-A... [More]
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The Politics of Inequality Course: Introduction to Political Economy

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. If you have a billion dollars, you don’t even make it to the global super-wealthy rich. The world’s wealthiest 0.1 per cent are not unattainably rich – they are unimaginably rich. The importance of wealth is approaching levels last seen before the first world war. This course examines the surging income inequality and how it is vio... [More]
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Iraq Course: From Monarchy to Republic 1920-2014

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. Explore Iraq’s transformation from a new kingdom created by the British in 1920 to the 1958 coup d'état and proclamation of the Ba’athist Republic and rise of Saddam Hussein to power. This course will also look at Iraq’s political, social and economic transformations during Sadam’s era, regional power rivalry and Kurdish struggle f... [More]
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Vietnam Course I: From the French to American Wars

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. This two-part course will examine how France, the United States, China, the Soviet Union, and some other countries including Australia and South Korea, became embroiled in lengthy and unbelievably costly wars in a country of little if any strategic importance. In terms of loss of life economic costs, and futility, the wars of Vietn... [More]
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Middle East Course: Past, Present and Future

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. The entire Middle Easter region is engulfed by the conflict and violence: from civil war in Syria and Iraq to continuous protests, political deadlock and rising sectarian violence in Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia and other Middle Eastern and North African states. This course brings together the past and the present of the Islamic world, ... [More]
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Out of Africa Course: The Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution

Archaeology courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn about human activity of the past the smart way with Archaeology courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney community college. Archaeological research has been able to identify important examples of the evolution of modern humans from ape-like ancestors. Important finds were made by Louis Leakey in Olduvai Gorge which made it clear that early humans arose in east Africa. Subsequent finds, including the famous ‘Lucy’ in Ethiopi... [More]
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