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AIR728 - Global Political Economy

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:S Totman Marshall
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: AIP728, AIR428
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit begins by examining a range of theoretical approaches to international political economy (neo-liberalism, neo-mercantilism, neo-Marxism), then examines the post-war history of the world economy, and concludes with an examination of contemporary issues and problems such as trade, debt, class, regional economies and organisations including ASEAN and APEC and transnational corporations.

Assessment

Research Essay 3000 words, 60%
Take Home Exam 2000 words, 40%

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