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Globalisation, Work and Employment - WORK3208

Year - 2020

This unit of study examines the way in which the internationalisation of economic activities impacts on the nature of employment, jobs and regulation across different countries and regions. It considers how economic development in different countries has contributed to the growth of particular employment arrangements. It focuses in particular on the country-specific interplay between economics, politics, and society which has contributed to the development of particular employment regulatory regimes. Further, it maps economic changes on a global scale identifying international economic forces, agents and political arrangements and seeks to highlight pressures and tensions on employment arrangements that result from these global interactions.

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial

short essay (20%); major essay (40%); participation (10%); exam (30%)

Assumed knowledge
WORK1003 and (WORK1004 or WORK2201)


completion of at least 48 credit points




Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Work and Organisational Studies
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
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