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AIR200 - Global Capitalism and Power

Unit details

Year

2018 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Steven Slaughter

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AIR236

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit considers how the field of global political economy helps comprehend the crises and problems facing the contemporary operation of global capitalism. It considers the key agents, structures and institutions which shape global capitalism. The unit critically examines key political and ethical problems such as global financial crises, global poverty, corporate power, climate change and unaccountable global governance.

Assessment

Presentation 20%

Class Exercise, 1500 words, 30%

Research Essay, 2000 words, 50%

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