This unit examines the ways in which economic activity is 'embedded' within a broader social structure. Institutions including those of capital, labour, the family and the state are studied. The unit considers the conflict, contradiction and cohesion inherent in the relationships between these institutions and processes of capital accumulation.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd Short-Essay (20%), 1x2000wd Major-Essay (35%), 1x1000wd equivalent Tutorial presentation (10%), 1x2hr Exam (35%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Political EconomyProhibitions