This unit provides an advanced overview of the theory and practice of economic relations by and between states. It considers the four major theoretical approaches to international political economy: economic nationalism, liberalism, neo-Marxism and poststructuralism. The unit focuses in particular on relations between the developed and developing world by applying each of the four main theories to developing country regions. Through a comparative regional analysis, students are acquainted with and critique the theoretical basis and practice of economic development.
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
Tutorial particpation (10%), 1x 10-15 minute oral presentation equivalent to 500wd Tutorial presentation (20%), 1x 2000wd Essay (40%), 1x 2hr (2000 wd equivalent) Exam (30%)
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 RelationsProhibitions
GOVT2221 or GOVT2201