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The Australian Political Party System - GOVT3653

The unit examines the Australian party system, including colonial-era pre-party politics, the development of major parties (Labor, Liberal and National) and minor parties (Greens, One Nation etc), parties and ideology, parties and social movements, internal party politics, parties and the law, parties and elections, parties and parliamentary politics, and parties and public policy. Emphasis is placed on how theoretical and comparative models of political parties help to explain Australian party politics.

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

Assessment
1x 2000wd Essay (40%), 1x 1000wd Website review (20%), 1x 1.5hr (1500 wd equivalent) Examination (40%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations

Prohibitions

GOVT2114 or GOVT2104

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
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
Camperdown
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