2009 HSD241 Global Political Economy

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HSD341

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

Introduces students to the theory and practice of global political economy. Following an examination of neorealist, neoliberal, institutionalist and critical approaches to global political economy, the unit examines in detail its structure and operation as it relates to trade, investment and monetary policy. Case studies of several global institutions are presented including the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: 2,000-word essay (35%); 1,000-word book review (15%); tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)
300 level: 2,500-word essay (35%); 1,000-word book review (15%); 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

   Fully online - H,L,I,N,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L,I,N,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Video conferencing - H,L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% at level 100 in Public Policy or Political Science or equiv

STAFF: Dr F Gale (Coordinator), Dr R Eccleston

FEES
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