Approaches to Comparative Politics
Subject POLS90024 (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.
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|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: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of International Politics, Master of International Relations, Political Science or International Studies Honours, Postgraduate Diploma / Certificate in Arts (Political Science or International Politics) -|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||A degree in Political Science or cognate discipline would be a distinct advantage.|
|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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CoordinatorProf Leslie Holmes
Prof. Leslie Holmes
The principal aim of this subject is to provide an awareness and advanced critique of the major post-war (WWII) theories, approaches and methodologies in the sub-discipline of political science known as "comparative politics". Methods of comparing very different kinds of political unit are considered. The term unit is broadly understood, to include, for instance, political systems, political ideologies and political cultures.
By the end of the course, students should be:
|Assessment:||5 x 500 word briefing papers, each worth 10% due throughout the semester, and a 2500 word essay worth 50% due at the end of semester.|
|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
International Politics |
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