Units of Study

SCPL2601 - Australian Social Policy

Semester 1, 2019  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Amanda Jane Elliot
Phone: +61 2 9351 5131
Email: amanda.elliot@sydney.edu.au


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%) , 1x2000wd Take-home exercise (45%), 1x450wd equivalent participation in on-line discussions (10%), Tutorial participation (10%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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