- Code REGN8002
- 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, Sociology, Asia Pacific Studies, Public Health
This course is available for in-person and remote (online) learning. Remote (online) and in-person students participate together in the same class.
This course provides the theoretical building blocks for research projects in the study of regulation and governance. It focuses on core concepts and frameworks that can be used to understand, unpack and interrogate regulatory and governance puzzles. Students will learn about foundational and contemporary theoretical concepts as well how social scientists apply and refine these through empirical inquiry. In addition, this course aids in developing critical reading and analytical skills necessary for interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary engagement. To do so, it requires students to read written texts, engage on-line resources and participate in structured peer-learning activities. The course focuses on social thought in a broad sense by critically examining ideas that are considered integral to the development of the social sciences, as well as specific advances in social theory and its applications in domains of governance and regulation. This course includes PhD, Masters and Graduate Certificate students in the same class.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Communicate knowledge about a range of ideas that inform historical and contemporary approaches and debates in the social sciences.
- Develop an understanding of core concepts used in a range of social theories.
- Apply established concepts from a number of different schools of social thought to understand a research puzzle in regulation, justice or governance.
- This course will be graded, with students required to pass each assessment item in order to receive a passing or above mark for the course. (null) [LO null]
- Online exercises (10) [LO 1,2,3]
- 1,000 words precis on a selected reading with an in-class presentation of 10-15 minutes (30) [LO 1,2,3]
- Research and writing plan and outline for major essay - 1000 words (20) [LO 2,3]
- Major essay - 3000 words (40) [LO 2,3]
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WorkloadThis course will require 30 contact hours and 130 hours workload in total.
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