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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT3004: Living Cities: Migration, Place and the Politics of Identities

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus maycover some or all of the following topics:

  • Theorising race, place & identity
  • Migration and the city
  • Asylum seekers, the city and the state
  • Policing the city
  • Urban uprising, riots
  • Gang cultures
  • Cultural creativity and the city: Music (for example, Reggae, Rap, Hip Hop, New Asian ¬†¬†Dance Music)
  • Outside the city: race and the country

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning & Teaching2211 x weekly 2-hour lectures/seminars or 1 hour lecture + 1 hour seminar
Guided independent study18Preparing seminar-presentation individually and as a group
Guided independent study80Reading and research
Guided independent study30Web-based activities

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

Other Learning Resources

Ethnographic films, relevant documentaries and feature films