BX2141 - Governance and Society
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||College of Business, Law & Governance
This subject will be first offered in 2018 and will be available in Cairns, Townsville
and External modes.
This subject explores how governments manage their societies to achieve collective
goals. It will investigate key competing theories of governance for understanding
modern governance arrangements. It explores the strategies, instruments and relationships
that governments use to help govern and resolve societal problems. Topics covered
will include: the state, meta-governance (the government of governance), hierarchy,
persuasion, markets, community engagement and associations. Students will have the
opportunity to investigate and analyse a range of governance issues of relevance to
the Asia-Pacific and the tropical world.
- demonstrate a critical understanding of key theories of governance;
- identify the multitude of mechanisms, strategies and relationships that states employ
to govern societies;
- apply relevant theories and concepts to explain and evaluate modern governance arrangements
in real-world contexts.
- Online Quizzes - (30%)
- Group Assignnment - (40%)
- Web Forums - (30%).
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