Units of Study
GOVT2114 - The Australian Political Party System
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: John Brookfield
Phone: +61 2 9351 6599
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.
2500wd essay (40%) and 1500wd website review (20%) and 1.5hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for GOVT2114
|Class||The Australian Political Party System|
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
|Location||Old Geology Lecture Theatre A11|
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