GOVT1101 FULL SEMESTER LECTURE AND READING NOTES
Subject notes for USYD GOVT1101
GOVT1101 USYD FULL SEMESTER LECTURE AND READING NOTES FROM HD STUDENT.
Week 2 Ways of thinking about power in Australia.
Week 3 Is Australia a liberal democracy?
Week 4 What's voting got to do with democracy?
Week 5 What if a politician invited everyone to a party and nobody went? Exploring Australia's party system.
Week 6 Making (vegan) sausages? What really goes on in Australian parliaments?
Week 7 From ideas to action: the role of the Executive (ministers, bureaucrats, advisers and bureaucrats).
Week 8 Men and women wearing bad wigs: the High Court and the Constitution.
Week 9 Unnecessary waste, blame games and duplication? Federalism and Australian democracy.
Week 10 Democracy as persuasion: media old and new, spin doctors and the public relations state.
Week 11 Democracy as participation: individual political action, pressure groups and social movements.
Week 12 Do Australian democratic processes matter at all? Democracy and international power.
Semester 1, 2017