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Inequality in the Global Economy - ECOP6017

The principle of equality is a widely held ideal, however, inequality is on the rise worldwide. This Unit of Study surveys strands of liberal, marxian, feminist, and postcolonial economic thought that seek to shed light on how global economic processes produce inequalities of different kinds. Students will apply these frameworks to contemporary issues and policy debates in affluent and developing nations.

1x2hr seminar / week

Seminar participation (10%), 1x3000wd Research report (50%), 1x1500wd equivalent Seminar presentation (20%), 1x1500wd Short essay (20%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Political Economy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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