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Global Political Economy
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On successful completion of this subject , you will be able to:
- convey an understanding of the major debates and contemporary issues raised by the study of International Political Economy
- deepen knowledge on the rise of new state and non-state global and international power actors brought about globalisation
- impart a critical understanding of the diverse impacts of global economic integration, especially on the state’s governing powers over the economy through contemporary conceptual approaches and empirical case studies
- promote a macro (big picture) perspective on economic globalisation’s impacts, which integrates theory and empirical evidence
- develop a degree of knowledge in the policy dimensions of global economic integration
- Global Finance Global Production
- Global Trade and Investment
- Globalisation and the Developing Countries
- High-Tech Industry Policy: Kicking Away the Ladder?
- The Challenge of Greening the Economy
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Pre-requisite 130cp at 1000 level or above OR (20cp in HIST or MHIS or POL or POIR or MHIX or POIX units at 2000 level) NCCW (2020 and onwards) POIR3030 Global Political Economy
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Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.
The subject provides an advanced introduction to the study of international political economy, and to develop students’ research, analytical and problem-solving skills. The subject examines the key questions, concepts, findings and controversies in the study of economic globalisation and considers the role of the state and non-state actors in shaping the regional and global integration of political economies.
- Quiz (25%)
- Provide an analysis on a topic (20%)
- Research Essay (45%)
- Participatory task (10%)
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