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SCPL2601 - Australian Social Policy
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $3,000
International Fee: $3,450
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Sociology and Social Policy
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: SCLG1001 and SCLG1002
Prohibitions: SCPL3001
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Amanda Elliot

Classes: 1x2-hr lecture/week,1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment: 1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x 2000wd take-home exam (45%), participation in on-line discussions equiv 450wds (10%) and tutorial participation equiv 450wds (10%)

Textbooks: reader available via the University Copy Centre
In this unit of study Australian social policy is explored: the legal and administrative framework; relationships between family and the state; employment, unemployment, unpaid work and welfare; the public/private mix; aged care policies, the culture of welfare state provision, indigenous policies, migration, multiculturalism and the formulation and delivery of social welfare services in Australia.
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