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Globalisation and Resistance (8169.4)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Communication and Media

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  • UC College Trimester 3, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (166536) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164779) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164813) - View
  • UC College Trimester 3, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (161000) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (161001) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (161013) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139610) - View
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Syllabus

We live in an increasingly interdependent or 'globalised' world. This unit examines the causes of globalisation, and the effects that global forces have had (and are having) on contemporary social, economic, political and environmental events and developments. The unit also analyses key theories and ideologies of globalisation, and examines the rise of international civil society and global resistance movements.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will have:

1. gained a basic understanding of the causes and effects of globalisation;

2. developed their ability to understand current world events, by contextualising them in relation to relevant global developments and processes; and

3. developed their ability to critically discuss key theories and ideologies of globalisation.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week.

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

Incompatible Units

None

Equivalent Units

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