- Code REGN8052
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Regulation and Global Governance
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject RegNet
- Areas of interest Law, Social Research
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Christian Downie
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2018
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The course will help students understand the nature of regulation and governance in complex social environments. It examines the work of leading regulatory scholars and considers how their theoretical insights could be applied in practical settings. Case studies are drawn from a broad range of regulatory arenas, including public health, commerce, crime, environmental and climate change, human rights and development. The course will also consider the challenges of regulation and governance in a globalising world. Students receive the opportunity to examine and synthesise relevant issues of regulation and governance through a short presentation of a case study. They will also engage with concepts and applied debates through in class activities and a final essay. This course includes PhD and Masters students in the same class.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Recall and apply classic and contemporary theories of regulation and governance.
- Identify the development of regulatory regimes across a range of domains.
- Describe the advantages and limits of a variety of regulatory instruments and concepts.
- Interpret and communicate new insights on regulatory regimes and instruments.
- Discuss future directions for regulation and governance in domestic, global, and transnational contexts.
Indicative AssessmentThis course will be graded, with students required to pass each assessment item in order to receive a passing or above mark for the course.
- In class participation and electronic submission of two questions for each session a day prior to class (10%)
- Leading one in-class discussion including a 1500 word precis on relevant reading(s) (30%)
- Research and writing plan and outline for major essay - 1000 words (20%)
- Major essay - 3000 words (40%)
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WorkloadThis course will require 30 contact hours and 130 hours workload in total.
Prescribed TextsDrahos, P, ed. 2015. Regulation, Institutions and Networks. Canberra: ANU Press.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4782||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|