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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
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Classification Structure - Division 370000 - Studies in Human Society


DisciplineSubject
      Description

370100
      Sociology
370101
      Social Theory
370102
      Social Policy and Planning
370103
      Race and Ethnic Relations
370104
      Urban Sociology and Community Studies
370105
      Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
370106
      Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
370107
      Social Change
370199
      Sociology not elsewhere classified
370200
      Social Work
370201
      Clinical Social Work Practice
370202
      Social Program Evaluation
370203
      Social Policy
370204
      Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
370299
      Social Work not elsewhere classified
370300
      Anthropology
370301
      Biological (Physical) Anthropology
370302
      Social and Cultural Anthropology
370303
      Linguistic Anthropology
370399
      Anthropology not elsewhere classified
370400
      Human Geography
370401
      Urban and Regional Studies
370402
      Social and Cultural Geography
370403
      Recreation and Leisure Studies
370499
      Human Geography not elsewhere classified
370500
      Demography
370501
      Population Trends and Policies
370502
      Migration
370503
      Fertility
370504
      Family and Household Studies
370599
      Demography not elsewhere classified
370600
      History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine
370601
      History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
370602
      Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
370603
      History and Philosophy of Medicine
370699
      History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine not elsewhere classified
379900
      Other Studies in Human Society
379901
      Gender Specific Studies
379902
      Aboriginal Studies
379999
      Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified

Definitions

Division 370000 - Studies in Human Society, covers studies in human society, including sociology, social work, anthropology, human geography, demography and history and philosophy of science and medicine. This division has seven disciplines:

    370100 - Sociology
    370200 - Social Work
    370300 - Anthropology
    370400 - Human Geography
    370500 - Demography
    370600 - History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine
    379900 - Other Studies in Human Society

Discipline 370100 - Sociology

This discipline covers sociology. It includes social theory, policy and planning, race and ethnic relations, community studies and social change. This discipline has eight subjects:

    370101 - Social Theory
    370102 - Social Policy and Planning
    370103 - Race and Ethnic Relations
    370104 - Urban Sociology and Community Studies
    370105 - Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
    370106 - Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
    370107 - Social Change
    370199 - Sociology not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      (a) Sociology of education is included in Discipline 330100 Education Studies; and

      (b) criminology is included in Discipline 390400 Law Enforcement.

Discipline 370200 - Social Work

This discipline covers social work. This discipline has five subjects:

    370201 - Clinical Social Work Practice
    370202 - Social Program Evaluation
    370203 - Social Policy
    370204 - Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
    370299 - Social Work not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      Urban and regional studies is included in Discipline 370400 Human Geography.

Discipline 370300 - Anthropology

This discipline covers anthropology. This discipline has four subjects:

    370301 - Biological (Physical) Anthropology
    370302 - Social and Cultural Anthropology
    370303 - Linguistic Anthropology
    370399 - Anthropology not elsewhere classified

Discipline 370400 - Human Geography

This discipline covers human geography. This discipline has four subjects:

    370401 - Urban and Regional Studies
    370402 - Social and Cultural Geography
    370403 - Recreation and Leisure Studies
    370499 - Human Geography not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      (a) Physical geography is included in Discipline 269900 Other Earth Sciences;

      (b) economic geography is included in Discipline 340200 Applied Economics; and

      (c) demography is included in Discipline 370500 Demography.

Discipline 370500 - Demography

This discipline covers population and demographic studies. This discipline has five subjects:

    370501 - Population Trends and Policies
    370502 - Migration
    370503 - Fertility
    370504 - Family and Household Studies
    370599 - Demography not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      Actuarial studies are included in Discipline 350300 Banking, Finance and Investment.

Discipline 370600 - History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine

This discipline covers the history and philosophy of science and medicine. This discipline has four subjects:

    370601 - History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
    370602 - Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
    370603 - History and Philosophy of Medicine
    370699 - History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      (a) Human bioethics is included in Discipline 321200 Public Health and Health Services; and

      (b) science and technology policy is included in Discipline 360200 Political Studies and Administration.

Discipline 379900 - Other Studies in Human Society

This discipline covers studies in human society not elsewhere classified. This discipline has three subjects:

    379901 - Gender Specific Studies
    379902 - Aboriginal Studies
    379999 - Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified





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