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Critical Challenges of Governing Cities - GOVT6163

Year - 2018

In an urban society, cities form the locus for critical public policy challenges. This unit considers the multi-level, co-governance of cities in the comparative context of Western democracies. It considers the validity of contending theories of urban governance and explores the systemic tensions between public policy goals, such as subsidiarity and solidarity. It seeks to equip students with a critical understanding of the complexities and challenges of urban politics and policymaking in real world application.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/ week, 1x1hr seminar/ week

Assessment
1x1500wd issue analysis (20%), 1x1500wd research proposal (20%), 1x3000wd research report (50%), seminar participation (10%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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