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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Intensive
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment (including non-contact time): 120 hours
|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.
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|Subject Overview:||This subject focuses on the contemporary political landscape of the Middle East and Central Asia. It explores the interplay of international relations and domestic politics, especially in the wake of the war on terror. It traces the challenge of Islamism with reference to the Arab-Israeli conflict and implications of Iran’s growing assertiveness in the Persian Gulf and Central Asia. Of particular interest is popular perceptions of the United States in the region, as well as the disconnect between the people and the political elite.|
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject should... |
|Assessment:||A 1000 word seminar paper (due during the semester) 20% and a 4000 word take-home exam paper (due 2 March) 80%.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject should |
Master of International Politics |
Islamic Studies |
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