AIR200 - Global Capitalism and Power


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: AIR236
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week and 1 x 1-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided) and 1 x 1-hour online seminar per week


This unit considers how the field of global political economy helps comprehend the crises and problems facing the contemporary operation of global capitalism. It considers the key agents, structures and institutions which shape global capitalism. The unit critically examines key political and ethical problems such as global financial crises, global poverty, corporate power, climate change and unaccountable global governance.

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