- Code POLS2094
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Politics and International Relations
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Political Science
- Areas of interest Political Sciences
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr John Minns
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This subject deals with fundamental ideas about how world capitalism emerged and operates. It investigates the global system of trade, investment and finance, including the workings of the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO.
It deals with Keynesianism and its neo-liberal critics. Controversies over globalisation and its effects on living standards, and democracy will be followed. Of particular importance will be the investigation of the effects of modern globalised capitalism on underdeveloped countries. Finally, the subject examines the political economy of the movement of people across national borders – migrants and refugees and the political arguments it has generated
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to analyse and evaluate the various theoretical approaches to International Political Economy. They will also have a basic understanding of how the international economic system operates. This will be augmented by the strengths of the College in International Relations, Development Studies, the Politics of Development and the Sociology of Development.
2,500 word essay (50%) and final examination (50%).
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Expected - attendance and participation in a two hour lecture followed by a one-hour forum each week
Voluntary - attendance and participation each in a three hour session which may include one of the following -
(i) a background lecture and discussion on matters related to but not essential to the course; (ii) a film relevant to the course followed by discussion; (iii) consultations to discuss essay topics.
Requisite and Incompatibility
A reading brick will be made available to students.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8276||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|