Units of Study

SCPL2601 - Australian Social Policy

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Amanda Jane Elliot


In this unit of study Australian social policy is explored: the legal and administrative framework; relationships between family and the state; employment, unemployment, unpaid work and welfare; the public/private mix; aged care policies, the culture of welfare state provision, indigenous policies, migration, multiculturalism and the formulation and delivery of social welfare services in Australia.


1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x 2000wd take-home exam (45%), participation in on-line discussions equiv 450wds (10%) and tutorial participation equiv 450wds (10%)


reader available via the University Copy Centre


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1 hour tutorial/week commencing week 2


SCLG1001 and SCLG1002



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