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ECOP1004 - Economy and Society

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Lynne Chester


This unit examines the processes by which economic activity is embedded within a broader social structure. Attention is given to the key institutions that channel economic activity, the processes by which capitalist markets are regulated, and the distinctive features of capitalist economies. The subject is organised around a range of conceptual tools which elaborate these themes, followed by analysis of particular case studies that illustrate the social constitution, dynamics and regulation of particular markets.


1x1000wd essay (20%), 1x2000 word essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%) and turorial participation (10%)


2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

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