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GOVT3988: Globalisation, Governance and the State

Globalisation is posited as a process of deep change to the international order, one that restructures the role of the state internally and externally and has implications for a wide range of actors: international institutions, corporations, interest groups and individuals. One argument is that this erodes the capacity of national and subnational governments to manage economic and social change. In response to these concerns this unit will appraise the debates about the impact of globalisation and state power erosion.

Code GOVT3988
Academic unit Government and International Relations
Credit points 6
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

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. critically evaluate underlying theories, concepts, assumptions, limitations and arguments in disciplinary and cross-disciplinary fields of study
  • LO2. develop and present coherent arguments when recommending solutions and critically evaluating theories in major fields of study
  • LO3. research using archives, libraries, the web and other sources of information
  • LO4. demonstrate an openness to new ways of thinking and appreciate the importance of intellectual curiosity and reflection as the foundation for continuous learning
  • LO5. deal with ethical and other issues in business, government and social contexts in relation to personal and professional lives
  • LO6. communicate confidently and coherently, orally and in writing, to a professional standard in major fields of study.

Unit outlines

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