US Foreign Policy
Subject POLS90007 (2010)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week. If enrolments exceed 30, the 2nd hour of the seminar may be split into 2 or 3 small classes. |
Total Time Commitment: 10
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of International Politics, Postgraduate Diploma / Certificate in Arts (Political Science) or (International Politics), or Honours in Political Science or International Studies, or the Master of International Relations.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Politics and International Studies at Undergraduate level|
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof David Tucker
Assoc. Prof. David Tucker
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 for purchase from the University Bookshop.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of International Politics |
Master of International Relations
Master of International Studies
Master of Islamic Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Studies
International Politics |
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