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ECOP2911 - Political Economy Honours II

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Joy Paton
Phone: +61 2 9351 6616
Email: joy.paton@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study introduces students to some of the big debates in the social sciences, through an exploration of the meaning and limits of class concepts in social theory. Structure and agency, fact and interpretation, the politics of theory, and the nature of the Good Society are all considered. The unit is both an enrichment program adding breadth to the range of issues you study in Pass units of study, and an advanced program adding depth to your analytical and writing skills in Political Economy, in preparation for a third year studies and for a final honours year.

Assessments

1200wd seminar paper (15%) and 1500wd essay (20%) and 2500wd research paper (40%) and 800wd equivalent seminar presentation (15%) and seminar participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

Credit average in ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)

Prohibitions

ECOP2901

 Monday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ECOP2911

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 Tuesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ECOP2911

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