POL2107 - Government, Law and Economy

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
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Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

What are the reasons for having a government and what should be its main functions? What are the main types of government and is there a best form? What is law? What are the reasons for having law and what should be its main functions? What is rule of law and how can it be achieved? What are the key components of economy and how should they function? How do government, law, and economy relate to and interact with one another? Based on the intellectual discoveries of great thinkers and philosophers to answer these questions in the past, this course provides a foundation and an opportunity for students to reflect on and make their original discoveries of knowledge and ideas concerning government, law, economy, and their inter-relationship.

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Continuous Assessment: 100%
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