Teaching Dates: 12 – 16 November 2018
This unit will enable students to reflect on, and address the forces of globalisation in their life, work and community. Global flows of knowledge, products, services, workers, investments, tourists and refugees have transformed local identities, ways of life, values and perspectives. This innovative, multi-disciplinary unit will demonstrate how and why globalisation has succeeded and been welcomed, and/or been resisted and even reversed. The unit will weave together three areas. The first is on globalisation theories and how global forces are shaping modern societies. The second evaluates various anti-globalisation movements, and explore the discontents of globalisation. The third addresses cross-border issues in more practical terms, such as managing cross-cultural communication, addressing challenges in doing international business, applying universal moral and ethical values, grasping the impact of global politics in local communities, and understanding the “competitiveness” of nations.
|Unit name||Working in a Globalised World|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
Prof. Can Seng Ooi
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Spring school (late)||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International International||Domestic Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (late)||12/11/2018||22/11/2018||6/12/2018||30/12/2018|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
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25cp at introductory level in any discipline.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Daily workshops that include lectures, small group discussions and tutorials.
Pre-start assessment (10%): multiple choice questions.
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