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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.|
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of International Politics, Postgraduate Diploma / Certificate in Political Science or International Politics, or Honours in Political Science or International Studies.|
|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 David Tucker
ContactAssoc. Prof. David Tucker
|Subject Overview:||This subject will address key questions for evaluating American leadership since 1989. We will look specifically at the leadership offered by George Bush snr., Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. How different is the approach taken by these presidents towards Iraq, ethnic cleansing, refugees, global warming and the challenge of the Middle East? We will also look at the way that the US has related to other major powers, such as to the People's Republic of China, the Soviet Union and Europe as well as the role it has played within the United Nations.|
|Assessment:||A written essay of 5000 words (100% due during the examination period)|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 166-511. Students who have completed 166-511 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Master of Arts (International Studies)(Adv. Seminars and Shorter Thesis) |
Master of International Politics
Master of International Studies
Master of Islamic Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies
Political Science |
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