Units of Study Outlines

ECOP1004 - Economy and Society

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas William Barnes

Description

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.

Assessments

1x1000wd essay (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%) and turorial participation (10%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

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