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Business–Government Relations

Enrolment code: HSD208/308

Offered: Hobart: semester 1 [by video-link], Launceston: semester 1

Unit description:

Explores the relationships between business, government and relevant civil society actors (unions, think tanks) in capitalist countries, including Australia. The unit outlines alternative theoretical approaches to business-government relations (liberal, corporatist, cooperative, communitarian) and compares the systems adopted by governments in different countries to regulate corporations and labour. Specific regulatory arrangements studied include trade practices, competitiveness, prudential oversight, workplace relations, and minimum wages.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Public Policy or Political Science or equiv  
Assessment mode 2,500-word essay (40%), 1,000-word book review (20%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Public Policy
Political Science
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
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