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Neoliberalism: Theory, Practice, Crisis (ECOP2618)

Neoliberalism is a key concept in contemporary debates about the forces reshaping the global economy. This unit introduces students to the history, theories and practices of neoliberalism. The unit begins with a focus on neoliberal ideas. It then examines institutional transformations in the neoliberal era, and changes to the economy and processes of capital accumulation. Students are exposed to competing scholarly interpretations of neoliberalism, before turning to an examination of neoliberalism and the global financial crisis.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x2000wd Essay (40%), 1x1000wd equivalent Oral Presentation (20%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%) and Tutorial participation (10%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy

Prohibitions

ECOP3623

Details

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Political Economy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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