units

APG4333

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitPolitics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Nick Economou

Notes

Previously coded PLM4800

Synopsis

Major impacts on Australian national government and politics over the last two decades. The changing economic and social fabric of Australia; the impact of globalisation and the re-emergence of neo-liberal ideology. The changing Australian political tradition; recent challenges to representative and accountable governance; the increase in political disenchantment and the gradual dealignment of the electorate and the effect of these on the political parties; and, more generally, the form and nature of democracy in Australia.

Assessment

Essay (6000 words): 40%
Seminar presentation and participation: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prohibitions