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AIR236 - Controversies in Global Capitalism

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1:  Cloud (online)

Trimester 3:  Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Snyder




Incompatible with: AIR336
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit examines the contemporary controversies of global capitalism. It begins by examining the history and the changing structures of the world economy. This unit examines the politics and ethics of global capitalism by considering the debates regarding the crises of global finance, the impact of transnational corporations, the nature of poverty and inequality, the environmental consequences of free trade, and the impact of global capitalism on democracy.


Unit Tests 20%

Reflective Journal 30%

Research Essay 2000 words 50%

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