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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Robyn Eckersley
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject introduces students to the study of international politics, and provides a foundation for the School's 'international' offerings at second and third year. It deals with issues such as human rights, the environment, North-South relations, inter-civilisational relationships, gender politics, war, terrorism, nationalism, the role of the United Nations, American power, humanitarian intervention amid ethnic conflict and the global political economy. The issue topics will be used to introduce and demonstrate the relevance of the conceptual frameworks of liberalism, realism, neoliberal institutionalism, critical theory, feminism, constructivism, and postcolonialism.
|Assessment:||An essay of 1000 words 25% (due mid-semester), an essay of 2000 words 50% (due at the end of semester) and a take-home exam of 1000 words 25% (due during the examination period).|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Bachelor of Arts |
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communication) & Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Urban Planning and Development
Diploma in Arts (Australian Studies)
Diploma in Arts (Development Studies)
Diploma in Arts (International Studies)
Diploma in Arts (Political Science)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (International Politics)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Political Science)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (International Politics)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Political Science)
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