SOCI368-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019

The Politics of Need: Globalisation, Poverty and Welfare Provision

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2019
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 26 July 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 27 September 2019


An advanced study of globalisation that examines how our new world of risk (including global financial risk) shapes our experiences of wealth, poverty and belonging. As well as using case studies from around the world, it covers groundbreaking theorisations of globalisation and an interrogation of New Zealand's place in a global world.


30 points of SOCI including 15 points at 200 level; OR 30 points of SOCI or
ANTH at 200 level; OR 60 points in related subjects including 30 points at 200 level with the approval of the Head of Department.


SOCI268, SOCI348 (prior to 2006), HSRV205

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 140 15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 12:00 - 13:00 E16 Lecture Theatre 22 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Course Coordinator

Michael Grimshaw


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Esssay One 30% 2500-3000 words
Essay 2 30% 2500-3000 words
Reading assignments (4) 40% 1000 words each

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,523.00

International fee $6,375.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

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