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Parliament and Democracy - GOVT3997

Just how important are parliaments to democracy? This unit takes a critical look at how well Australian parliaments carry out their representative, law-making and accountability functions. Analytical material will be complemented by practical insights from members and staff of the NSW Parliament.

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

Assessment
1x1250wd Short Paper (25%), 1x1250wd Draft Inquiry Submission (25%), 1x2000wd Critical Analysis Paper (50%)

Pre-requisites

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

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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
Courses that offer this unit

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