The International Political Economy - POLS5122

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course provides a theoretically grounded introduction to the evolution of a global economy. It pays particular attention to examining the drivers, dimensions and dynamics of economic globalisation, and to analysing the implications of this complex process for the distribution of wealth and power in the international system. The course contributes to an enhanced understanding of the relationship between the political and economic spheres of social life, and of why this understanding is important.

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