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Understand the socio-structural transformation of market economies from 1970-present.
Understand the changing nature of labour markets and employment structures.
Understand political economy theories that seek to explain the cause and effect of globalisation.
Understand political economy theories on the determinants of economic growth.
Understand political economy theories on the influence of business power in capitalist democracies.
Understand why some countries have higher levels of economic inequality than others.
Understand how income, education, housing wealth, and occupation effects voting behaviour and party competition.
Understand how all of the above is re-shaping class politics in contemporary capitalism.
A week-by-week syllabus will be provided with core readings to be completed in advance of class.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: End of term essay/paper.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Mid-term short paper/essay.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Attendance: You are expected to attend every class and complete core readings.
This will involve an online interactive mentimeter poll to engage your attendance and participation.
|Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback will be provided to students via brightspace.