- 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 Development Studies, International Relations, Economic History, Political Economy, Politics
- Academic career Undergraduate
- Dr John Minns
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2018
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This course 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 of this course, students with have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate understanding of how the international economic system operates;
- analyse and evaluate the various theoretical approached to International Political Economy;
- apply these theories to the international political system; and
- communicate their analyses in writing.
2500 word essay (50%). Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4.
Take Home exam 2000 words (in exam period) (40%). Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4.
Tutorial Participation (10%). Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures, and 12 hours of forums; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
A reading brick will be made available to students.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|8248||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person|