Courses & Units

Climate Politics and Policy HPP405

Note:

Unit offered subject to sufficient numbers

Introduction

This is an environmental politics based unit that examines the governance challenge of emissions reduction in terms of wicked problems, failed politics and policy, post Kyoto prospects, and policy implementation and evaluation. It moves from macro-politics to the micro policy challenges of climate change mitigation and provides a cross-disciplinary holistic introduction and overview for students beyond political science. Comparative analysis of the climate policy efforts of countries such as Australia, the USA, Canada, Japan, Russia and the EU is undertaken.

Summary

Unit name Climate Politics and Policy
Unit code HPP405
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Assoc. Prof. Kate Crowley

Level Honours
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090101

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HSD412

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-hr seminar weekly (13 wks)

Assessment

8,000 words in written assignments:   (2,500 word review essay; 1,500 word research outline; and 4,000 word research essay).

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Textbooks

Required

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