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Globalisation, Development, Sustainability HIR404

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Introduction

The unit provides students with an understanding of the political economy of globalisation, development and sustainability. Topics covered include (a) conceptualisations of globalisation and the global political economy of trade, money and investment regimes; (b) theories of development, the Third World debt crisis, and development aid; and (c) the political economy of sustainability including new ways to measure wealth and policies to promote sustainable production and consumption, and the green economy. Students will be able to identify and focus their studies on specific topics of interest.

Summary

Unit name Globalisation, Development, Sustainability
Unit code HIR404
Credit points 25
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator Professor Frederick (Fred) Gale
Available as student elective? No
Level Honours

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate high-level knowledge of theories of globalisation, development and/or sustainability.
  • apply theoretical knowledge to analyse real world case studies.
  • reflexively critique your own practices with regard to globalisation, development and/or sustainability.
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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

HSG402-A AND HSG403-A

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (60%)
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Textbooks

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