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Unit of study_

Australian Enviro Politics and Policy - GOVT6222

Year - 2019

This unit will offer a broad survey of environmental politics and policy in Australia. It will provide an introduction to the issues raised, the stakeholders and movements involved, analysis of the discourses used and potential policies to be implemented, an overview of the political issues and pressures involved, and reflection on the actual implementation of a range of policies at the local, state, and national level. Australian environmental politics will also be examined in comparative perspective.

1x2-hr seminar/week

2x2500wd (2x1250wd) seminar papers (40%), 1x3500wd research paper (50%), seminar preparation and participation (10%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive December

25 Nov 2019

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 06 Dec 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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