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Social Foundations of Modern Capitalism - ECOP2012

Year - 2020

This unit examines the ways in which economic activity is 'embedded' within a broader social structure. Institutions including those of capital, labour, the family and the state are studied. The unit considers the conflict, contradiction and cohesion inherent in the relationships between these institutions and processes of capital accumulation.

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x1000wd Short-Essay (20%), 1x2000wd Major-Essay (35%), 1x1000wd equivalent Tutorial presentation (10%), 1x2hr Exam (35%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Political Economy
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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