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POL3130 Themes in Global Politics
Credit Points: 15

Globalisation is one of the most widely debated and far-reaching forces in the contemporary world.  This unit provides an overview of the theories, components and impacts of globalisation.  A framework consisting of the economic, social and political dimensions of globalisation is developed around which students are encouraged to critically examine issues including, the demands of the knowledge economy, the human impacts of global capitalism, the prospects of and threats to global peace, and the position of less developed nations.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAAEUPolitics and Government Major
MABUSTPolitics and International Relations Major
MIAAHOPolitics and International Relations Minor
MABUTYSocial Science Education Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012