Units of Study

SCLG2616 - Global Transformations

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Salvatore Babones

Description

This unit examines contemporary processes of globalisation. It investigates cultural, economic, and political aspects of globalisation from a distinctively sociological perspective. Theories and data related to globalisation are also applied to world-transforming trends in areas such as immigration, population, technology, human rights, civil society, and democracy. Particular attention is given to the study of both pro- and anti- globalisation movements.

Assessments

1x2hr in-class exam (40%) and 10x250wd informal turorial presentations (60%)

Textbooks

unit reader will be available through the Copy Centre

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Prerequisites

SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

Prohibitions

SCLG2560

Additional Information

this unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program

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