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SCPL2601 - Australian Social Policy
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $3,312
International Fee: $3,812
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Sociology and Social Policy
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: 12 Junior credit points from Sociology
Prohibitions: SCPL3001
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Amanda Elliot

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

Assessment: 1500wd essay (35%) and 2000wd take-home exercise (45%) and 450wd equivalent participation in on-line discussions (10%) and 450wd equivalent tutorial participation (10%)

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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