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Arts

HPP211

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HIR201 Great Power Foreign Policies
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR202 International Security
HIR203 International Relations of Asia
HIR204 Order, Violence and Justice
HIR205 Australian Foreign Policy
HIR206 Espionage, Terror and Global Disorder
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR207 Global Political Economy
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR208 International Cooperation
HIR209 Third World Development Politics
HIR210 Global Environmental Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP201 Understanding Governance
HPP202 Understanding Public Policy
HPP203 Australian Politics
HPP204 Washington to Westminster: Comparative Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP205 Business-Government Relations
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP206 Green Politics, Parties and Governance
HPP207 Policing and Governance
HPP208 Sustainable Community Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP209 Political Activism and Community Engagement
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP210 Media and Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP211 Social Policy in Welfare States
HPP212 Australian Environmental Politics and Policy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP213 Landmarks in Political Science
HPP214 Antarctic and Oceans Policy
HPP215 American Politics
HPP220 Women, Politics and Power
HPP221 Sex. Drugs and Toxic Waste: The Politics of Risk and Regulation
HPP303 Australian Politics
HPP304 Washington to Westminster: Comparative Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP307 Policing and Governance
HSP200 Special Topic in Policing
HSP220 Risk Management: Interpersonal Violence
HSP221 Risk Management: Property Loss
HSP222 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations A
HSP223 Investigation Social Behaviour B
HSP224 Social Conflict Resolution B
HSP230 Risk Management: Interpersonal Violence
HSP231 Risk Management: Property Loss
HSP232 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations A
HSP233 Investigation Social Behaviour B
HSP234 Social Conflict Resolution B

2013 HPP211 Social Policy in Welfare States

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPP311

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPP211 H
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 I Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 N Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

Describes and explains key features of the welfare state in liberal democracies. Focusing primarily on the welfare state in Australia, the unit examines issues such as: its history and form; its political bureaucratic and community foundations; the policy community and dominant paradigms; the political choices involved; the characteristics of the policies developed; and, in particular, the recent shift towards increasing use of market mechanisms in policy design and delivery. Theoretical debates about citizenship, justice and individualism in relation to welfare are also considered.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: 2,000-word essay (40%), 1,000-word report (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)
300 level: 2,500-word essay (40%), 1,000-word report (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Int: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Dist. Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - I,N,W,L
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - I,N,W,H,L
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 1 Introductory HSG, HIR or HPP unit
M.Excl HPP311/HSD231/331 HGE227/327

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Dr M Alessandrini (Coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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