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AIR728 - Global Political Economy

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:D Coldicott




Incompatible with: AIP728, AIR428
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


Cloud Based Exam 1500 words, 30%

Essay 2500 words, 50%

Analytical Commentary (Off campus – written, On campus students verbal), 20%


Unit Fee Information

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