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  • Health EconomicsECON30023

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The focus of this unit is on the application of economic analysis to study the consumption and production of health. The main objectives of this subject are to develop an understanding of: (1) the underlying economic frameworks appropriate to study health and health care, and (2) the impact of ma...

  • Asian Capital MarketsFNCE30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces issues impacting the emergence of Asian capital markets and their integration with global markets. The subject analyses governance and structural issues affecting the development of bond, equity, foreign exchange and derivatives markets. The subject also identifies alterna...

  • Matters of Taste: French Eating CulturesFREN20013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In France since the 19th century, the preparation, serving and consumption of food and drink, in both the domestic and public space, has been emblematic of French bourgeois cultural hegemony. In this subject students will examine the elaboration of normative codes relating to food and wine and th...

  • Social Theory and Political AnalysisSOTH20003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the study of theory and empirical research in social and political relations, culture and ideology, and human subjectivity and action. Students who complete this subject should possess an awareness of the ways in which social theory can provide a critical perspective on stan...

  • Broadway and Music of the TheatreMUSI20053

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A survey of the range of music theatre from the lighter entertainments to the more ambitious works regarded as Music Theatre, but often staged by opera companies today. The subject starts with the origins of the music theatre in light opera and traces the development through Vaudeville, Revue and...

  • Screening Europe: Image and IdentityEURO30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A team-taught study of European cinema during a period of intense political and social change. Students who complete this subject should be familiar with some of the major developments in cinematic representation in Europe from the early 20th century to the present. They should be able to relate ...

  • Town and Country in China and the WestHIST20073

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the study of urbanisation and urban phenomena in history from a comparative perspective, with a focus on similarities and contrasts between China and the West, and attention to changing urban-rural relations and contrasts over time. The subject will be taught over a period o...

  • Sports EconomicsECON20011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides an economic perspective on professional sports in Australia and the rest of the world. It shows how economic concepts and theories can be used to understand the operation of professional sports, and can guide decision-making on sports by management and public policy makers. ...

  • Contemporary Italy Study AbroadITAL30005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides students with a three-week intensive language and culture experience in Prato, Tuscany. The focus of the subject will be an exploration of aspects of conteporary Italy including language, culture, society, politics and the Arts. Students will be involved in a range of collab...

  • Architecture in the Islamic WorldABPL30062

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will offer an overview of the cosmopolitan origin and modern development of architecture in the Islamic world. Case studies from different regional contexts and historical periods will be examined to highlight the broad spectrum of political, cultural, social and environmental aspect...

  • Race in AmericaHIST30059

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The American understanding of race has changed over time, but in different ways race has been a crucial line of division in American society since the seventeenth century.The subject begins and ends in the present, but circles back to survey the history of race in America over centuries. The hist...

  • French Travel WritingFREN20012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines how travel writing translates the world into words, and as such is a key to understanding international relations and intercultural communication. Focusing mainly on contemporary texts but also referring to classical French travel literature, it introduces students to a wide...

  • Science, Technology and Public PolicyPPMN20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    How do we translate scientific knowledge into public policy? And why is this so often controversial (such as when regulating medicines, chemicals, or water allocations)? This subject examines the ways in which expertise shapes public policy, taking into account the variety of knowledge/s and dis...

  • Analysing Professional CommunicationMECM20012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Effective communication is the key to successful practice in many disciplines. This subject details how talk is managed in a range of professional settings, including: education (e.g. teacher-student interactions); medicine (e.g. doctor-patient consultations), psychology (e.g. counselling), law (...

  • Race and Ethnic PoliticsPOLS30036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines race and ethnicity’s interaction with governing institutions, political parties, courts, social movements and political processes. It brings together several approaches to politics – historical institutionalism, behavioralism, policy analysis, comparative studies, and normat...

  • Studies In OperaMUSI30045

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject is not an introduction to opera but aims to stimulate those who are already interested in the genre. It examines issues that relate to the interdisciplinary nature of opera (such as the importance of the text and staging) alongside a study of selected works from the operatic genre wit...

  • Contemporary Italy Study AbroadITAL20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides students with a three-week intensive language and culture experience in Prato, Tuscany. The focus of the subject will be an exploration of aspects of conteporary Italy including language, culture, society, politics and the Arts. Students will be involved in a range of collab...

  • Paris! Berlioz to the Ballets RussesMUSI20120

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Walter Benjamin called Paris the capital of the 19th century. This subject examines some of the ways in which Paris was a centre for musical activity in the 19th century. It looks at the importance of music criticism, music societies, theatres/companies and exhibitions. Repertoire is examined fro...

  • Managing Employee RelationsMGMT20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Why regulate employment? Do unions have too much power? How should pay be set? How can disputes at work be resolved? Should employees share in decision-making with management? These questions are central to contemporary debates over the policies and practices governing the relationship between ma...

  • Decadent LiteratureENGL30016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines decadence as a textual, historical, sexual and cultural formation, across a range of literary texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries. A predominantly masculine mode of radical aestheticism, manifesting symptoms of cultural crisis and informed by anxieties about class, ge...