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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Elissa Sutherland and colleagues


Previously coded GES1050


Economic, social and political forces that contribute to global change and shape new international divisions of labour and patterns of migration and industrial reorganisation. The emergence of global institutions of governance. Political movements concerned with human rights, and opposition to globalisation. The unit provides a foundation for second and third-year units that explore change and economic development in cities, regions and the environment in greater depth.


Project report (2000 words): 40%
Examination: (2 hours): 40%
Practical/tutorial work: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Elissa Sutherland

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Geography and environmental science (ARTS)
Sustainability, environment and society
Geographical science