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Inequality in the Global Economy - ECOP6017

Year - 2020

The principle of equality is a widely held ideal, however, inequality is on the rise worldwide. This unit of study investigates the historical development of inequalities of wealth and income across the global economy. The course surveys strands of liberal, marxian, feminist, and postcolonial economic thought that seek to shed light on how global economic processes produce inequalities of different kinds. Students will learn how to apply these frameworks to contemporary issues and policy debates in affluent and developing nations.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x1500wd Short essay (20%), 1x15mins Seminar presentation (20%), 1x3000wd Research report (50%), 1x Seminar participation (10%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Political Economy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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