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Enrolment quotas apply to the Trimester 3 offering of this unit.
Trimester 1 or trimester 3 (2010/11)
S Slaughter, T O'Brien (for Trimester 3)
|Contact hours:||This unit is offered in the wholly online teaching mode only - there will be no face-to-face teaching|
Quota applies to this unit. Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
This unit examines the contemporary nature and controversies of global capitalism from the perspective of the field of Global Political Economy (GPE). Topics studied in the unit include theories of GPE, the history and structure of the modern world economy, transnational corporations, global trade and foreign investment. Emphasis is placed on the debates over globalisation and the social and environmental consequences of economic globalisation as well as an examination of resistance and opposition to economic globalisation.
Online participation and exercises 20%,
Unit Test 1500 words 35%,
Research Exercise 2000 words 45%.
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