Arts

HSD231

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HSA201 Race and Ethnic Politics
HSA203 Media and Politics
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA204 Politics in Literature and Film
HSA205 American Politics
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA222 Washington to Westminster: Comparative Politics
HSA226 Green Politics, Parties and Governance
HSA240 Australian Foreign Policy
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA241 Issues in Australian Politics
HSA258 International Relations of Asia
HSA260 Tasmanian Politics and Australian Federalism
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA270 Espionage, Terror and Global Disorder
HSD205 Policing and Governance
HSD208 Business-Government Relations
(Not Offered 2012)
HSD223 Sustainable Community Governance
HSD229 Global Environmental Governance
HSD230 Australian Environmental Policy
HSD231 Social Policy in Welfare States
(Not Offered 2012)
HSD241 Global Political Economy
HSD242 Antarctic and Oceans Policy
(Not Offered 2012)
HSD243 Understanding Public Policy
HSG201 Contemporary Issues in Government
(Not Offered 2012)
HSG202 Political Activism and Community Engagement
HSG203 Order, Violence and Justice
HSG205 Understanding Governance
HSG206 Special Topic in Government
HSG207 Third World Development Politics
(Not Offered 2012)
HSG213 NGOs and Global Governance
(Not Offered 2012)
HSG214 Measuring Sustainable Governance: Assessment and Indicators
(Not Offered 2012)
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
HSR200 International Security
(Not Offered 2012)
HSR201 Great Power Foreign Policies

2009 HSD231 Social Policy in Welfare States

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HSD331

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HSD231 H
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 13-JUL-2009 10-AUG-2009 31-AUG-2009 16-OCT-2009
Sem 2 H On Campus 13-JUL-2009 10-AUG-2009 31-AUG-2009 16-OCT-2009
Sem 2 I Distance 13-JUL-2009 10-AUG-2009 31-AUG-2009 16-OCT-2009
Sem 2 L Distance 13-JUL-2009 10-AUG-2009 31-AUG-2009 16-OCT-2009
Sem 2 N Distance 13-JUL-2009 10-AUG-2009 31-AUG-2009 16-OCT-2009
Sem 2 W Distance 13-JUL-2009 10-AUG-2009 31-AUG-2009 16-OCT-2009

* 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).

Offered in Courses: [L3D] [R3A] [R3K]
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 25% at level 100 in Public Policy or equiv
M.Excl HGE227/327

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr M Alessandrini

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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