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PLT4809 - Australian national government

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Nick Economou

Offered

Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

Characteristics and operation of constitutional democracy in Australia and selected political debates of contemporary import. Topics include political traditions and the growth of government; political culture and citizenship; the hybrid with special reference to the role of the Senate; constitutional reform; governmental reform; contemporary party political debate.

Assessment

Written work: 80% (9000 words)
Seminar work: 20%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

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