Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides students with an advanced understanding of new formations of public spheres and related frameworks of public communication as well as new modes of public participation in a globalized context. The subject will encourage students to debate critically key paradigms of the public sphere as it has been developed in western democractic societies. The subject will help students to understand the formation of fragmented, mediated, supra- and subnational publics and their role for the formation of global civil society. Students will be able to assess critically current debates around questions of global political communication, identity and citizenship.|
|Objectives:||On completion students will: |
|Assessment:||One 2500 word essay 50% (due mid-semester) and one 2500 word essay 50% (due at the end of the semester).|
|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|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
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