Units of Study
GOVT2114 - The Australian Political Party System
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Stewart Murdo Jackson
The unit examines the Australian party system, including colonial-era pre-party politics, the development of major parties (Labor, Liberal and National) and minor parties (Democrats, Greens, One Nation etc), parties and ideology, parties and social movements, internal party politics, parties and the law, parties and elections, parties and parliamentary politics, and parties and public policy. Emphasis is placed on how theoretical and comparative models of political parties help to explain Australian party politics.
1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd website review (20%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points from Government
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for GOVT2114
|Class||The Australian Political Party System|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Carslaw Lecture Theatre 275 F07|
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