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AIP740 - Public Policy Analysis

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Andrew Scott

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AIL772, AIP240, AIP340, AIP440, AIP640, AIP772

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

Government policy decisions affect every area of our lives. This unit concentrates on analysing public policy, policy implementation and outcomes of policy from different perspectives. Students are introduced to the tools of analysis in the policy process, concentrating on the institutions, actors and policy context. The unit grounds the theoretical discussions of public policy in a number of case studies relating to taxation, industry policy, industrial relations, social policy, gender and the environment.

Assessment

Essay, 40%, 2000 words

Essay, 60%, 3000 words

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