Units of Study

GOVT6357 - International Policy Making

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Betsi Elizabeth Beem


This unit examines the interplay between international and domestic policy making. It evaluates the international context of policy making and public management in domestic arenas, attending to the roles of international governmental organizations and treaties, pressure groups, and multinational corporations in shaping policy decisions. It evaluates the diffusion of policy ideas and programmes internationally and the transfers of policies from one country to another and interrogates the factors that facilitate or frustration implementation.


1500wd short essay (35%) and 3500wd long essay (50%) seminar and participation (15%)


1x2-hr seminar/week

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