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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Nick Economou

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%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Nick Economou

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week