Contemporary Regional Politics in a Global Context (11244.1)
|Level:||Advanced Unit Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Government & Policy|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2019 Semester 1 DR Shuhrat BARATOV (Ph: +61 2 62068364 ) ON-CAMPUS 2020 Semester 1 DR Jonathan PICKERING (Ph: +61 2 62012463 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit introduces students to the domestic politics and international context of a specific global region (for example, Latin America and the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, East Asia and the Pacific etc.) by analysing contemporary debates and theoretical approaches relevant to democratisation, authoritarianism, development, and the legacies of history, religion and culture.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify, compare and distinguish the historical and contemporary context of politics in a specific region;
2. Examine and critique the complexity, distinctiveness of conceptual and theoretical ideas and events to political practice in case study countries;
3. Analyse the origins, evolution and contemporary dynamics of the nations and regions in international context and the challenges to them;
4. Apply concepts, theories and methods used in the study of international relations; and
5. Reflect upon their unit experience, including theories, discussions and feedback, and how this relates to the goals set out in their professional portfolio.
One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial on-campus per week.
11238 introduction to International Relations AND must have passed 24 credit points.
10237 Contemporary Regional Politics in a Global Context.
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- SCSC02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCAR02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Arts
- SCMG01 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Business
- SCAR01 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Communication and Media
- SCSC03 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- SCAR04 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor of Design