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This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr C Cregan
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject provides an alternative view of the globalised workplace. Its theme is social justice. It compares the employment systems of different countries. In doing so, it attempts to identify and explain the different experiences of workers around the world by examining how employment systems have evolved and how different nations deal with the same problems. Countries that may be studied include the United States, Britain, Sweden, Germany, Japan and Hong Kong. Issues that may be considered include refugees, outworking, child labour and trade union decline.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour examination (60%) and assignment(s) totalling not more than 4000 words (40%).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Graduate Diploma in Management Studies |
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