2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
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|Globalisation, Work and Employment|
|Prerequisites||24 credit points of junior units of study including WORK1003|
|Lectures||1 x 2 hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week|
|Assessment||Participation (10%), short essay (20%), major essay (30%), exam (40%)|
|Description||This unit of study examines the way in which the internationalisation of economic activities impacts on the nature of employment, jobs and regulation across different countries and regions. It considers how economic development in different countries has contributed to the growth of particular employment arrangements. It focuses in particular on the country specific interplay between economics, politics, and society which has contributed to the development of particular employment regulatory regimes. Further, it maps economic changes on a global scale identifying international economic forces, agents and political arrangements and seeks to highlight pressures and tensions on employment arrangements that result from these global interactions.|