Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

306338 (v.1) Social Work 521- The Global Environment


Department of Social Work and Social Policy



Contact Hours:

** The tuition pattern below provides details of the types of classes and their duration. This is to be used as a guide only. For more precise information please check your unit outline. **


1 x 3 Hours Weekly


Dimensions and consequences of globalisation, transformations in capital and labour, dominance of the market, diminishing role of the nation state, threat to welfarism and the role and impact of international organisations in the national social agenda. Changes in corporate governance and civil society in the Asia-Pacific, implications of structural adjustment policies and international constraints in the national economy, the effect of economic policies in cultural and social fabric, ethnic polarisationand political instability, religious revival and fundamentalism, civil alliances and people movements.
** To ensure that the most up-to-date information about unit references, texts and outcomes appears, they will be provided in your unit outline prior to commencement. **

Field of Education:

090501 Social Work

Funding Cluster:

05 - Behavioural Science, Social Studies

SOLT (Online) Definitions*:

Not Online
*Extent to which this unit or thesis utilises online information

Result Type:



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