Graduate Research School

Economies and EcologiesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 800174.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Katherine Gibson

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
This unit examines how the economy is being reclaimed as a space of political decision in the Anthropocene, the new geological epoch in which human activity is having global impact on the Earth’s ecosystems. It critically explores how different ways of thinking about economy shape the worlds we inhabit. It analyses contemporary examples of economic experimentation and human-non-human assemblages that are making ‘other worlds’ possible. It explores connections between ecological and economic thinking and asks how our conception of the economy and subjectivity changes when we consider the needs of other species as well as our own.

8083.1Bachelor of Research StudiesCONTINUING

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