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3301

POLITICS 300

: Great Power Relations
2021 Semester One (1213)
Examines international diplomatic, economic, and security interactions of the governments of the United States, Europe, Russia, and China and their implications for the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Latin America and Oceania, and for the United Nations and other international organisations.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 751

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3302

POLITICS 313

: Governing Planet Earth
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Environmental problems play an increasingly important role in contemporary politics. This course examines the role of ideologies and institutions in shaping environmental governance challenges from climate change and land-use conflicts to air and water pollution. Drawing from examples in New Zealand and around the globe, topics include limits to growth, sustainable development, ecological modernisation, ecolocalism and environmental justice.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Environment and Sustainable Development
Restriction: POLITICS 205

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3303

POLITICS 347

: Special Topic: American Politics and Public Policy
2021 Summer School (1210)
Analyses the US political system and its governance, which is built upon the ideas of federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances. Explores the country’s development, its legal and policy-making system, the dynamics between the various actors, and the struggle for power and policy. Covers political parties, participation, interest groups, social movements, media, campaigns and elections.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 60 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 218

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3304

POLITICS 356

: Ethno-Political Violence: Hate Crimes to Genocide
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines the causes and prevention of ethno-political violence. Forms of violence examined include: hate crimes; ethnic and religious conflict; revolution, insurgency and civil war; mass killings and genocide. Students will become familiar with the main theories and explanations of this violence, numerous case studies and policies for their prevention.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights

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3305

POLITICS 356

: Ethno-Political Violence: Hate Crimes to Genocide
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Examines the causes and prevention of ethno-political violence. Forms of violence examined include: hate crimes; ethnic and religious conflict; revolution, insurgency and civil war; mass killings and genocide. Students will become familiar with the main theories and explanations of this violence, numerous case studies and policies for their prevention.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights

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3306

POLITICS 709

: Political Extremism
2020 Semester One (1203)
Considers the political context behind a range of forms of modern extremism, including fascism and other forms of dictatorship, genocide, the persecution of minorities, far-right white nationalism, and religious and political terrorism. Investigate cases such as the Nazi regime; Stalin’s Soviet Union; the Cambodian, Indonesian and other genocides; al Qaeda; Islamic State / ISIS; and neo-Nazis so as to identify common pathways to extremism.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3307

POLITICS 710

: The Security-Development Nexus
2020 Semester One (1203)
The security-development nexus has become the leading paradigm for international interventions since the end of the Cold War, especially since the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks. This course engages with the advanced theoretical, normative and operational underpinnings of the ‘nexus’. The theoretical learning will then allow students to critically analyse the political economy and operational outcomes of international interventions.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3308

POLITICS 740

: Revolutions, Ideas and Media
2021 Semester One (1213)
Revolutions are politics writ large, moments when political reality and political aspirations collide and erupt in often epochal transformations. This course explores the idea, and the realities, of historical and modern revolutions as sources of insight into politics and societal change, with particular attention to the key role of 'the people', public opinion and the media.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3309

POLITICS 756

: New Zealand Government
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An examination of the composition, functions and powers of New Zealand's political institutions under MMP. Analyses the extent to which factors such as political leadership, policy, electoral and parliamentary tactics, and relations between the major and minor parties contribute to a government's success.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3310

POLITICS 770

: Ethnic Conflict and Civil War
2021 Semester One (1213)
Students examine the comparative literature on civil war, mass killings and conflict prevention, and apply this scholarship to past and contemporary cases of violent conflict. In doing so, they learn to carry out two policy-relevant tasks: identify common causes of violence and assess which policies of prevention work best in different contexts.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3311

POLITICS 776

: Media and Politics in an Age of Globalisation
2021 Semester One (1213)
Explores the relationship between media and politics, domestically and internationally, within a changing global context. Students will critically engage with key theories in political communication scholarship, such as agenda-setting, priming, framing, silencing and informational effects within the new media dynamics, which includes multiple new media outlets (such as state and private media), platforms, technologies and faster delivery.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3312

POLITICS 776

: Media and Politics in an Age of Globalisation
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores the relationship between media and politics, domestically and internationally, within a changing global context. Students will critically engage with key theories in political communication scholarship, such as agenda-setting, priming, framing, silencing and informational effects within the new media dynamics, which includes multiple new media outlets (such as state and private media), platforms, technologies and faster delivery.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3313

POLITICS 898

: PhD Thesis in Politics and International Relations
2021 Doctoral Academic Year (1219)
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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3314

RUSSIAN 100

: Beginners' Russian 1
2021 Semester One (1213)
A beginner's course using multi-media (computer) materials that presumes no prior knowledge of Russian, with emphasis on a range of language skills – listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and the essential grammar of Russian.
Subject: Russian
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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3315

RUSSIAN 100G

: Beginners' Russian 1
2021 Semester One (1213)
A beginner's course using multi-media (computer) materials that presumes no prior knowledge of Russian, with emphasis on a range of language skills –listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and the essential grammar of Russian.
Subject: Russian
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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3316

RUSSIAN 101

: Beginners' Russian 2
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A continuation of RUSSIAN 100. More practice with written and spoken Russian, fundamental grammar, and authentic texts.
Subject: Russian
Prerequisite: RUSSIAN 100 or approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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3317

RUSSIAN 200

: Intermediate Russian 1
2021 Semester One (1213)
A revision of the grammar covered at Stage I, with more vocabulary building, reading of authentic journalistic and literary texts, and practice of listening and speaking.
Subject: Russian
Prerequisite: RUSSIAN 101 or approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: RUSSIAN 210. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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3318

RUSSIAN 201

: Intermediate Russian 2
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Builds on skills obtained in RUSSIAN 200 with special emphasis on practical work, spoken Russian and development of aural-oral skills.
Subject: Russian
Prerequisite: RUSSIAN 200 or approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: RUSSIAN 210. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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3319

SAMOAN 101

: Samoan Language 1
2020 Semester One (1203)
Gives students an introduction to the structure of Samoan as well as allowing them to develop basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Designed for students with little or no knowledge of the language, and for those with some fluency wishing to understand simple sentence structure and composition.
Subject: Samoan
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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3320

SAMOAN 101G

: Samoan Language 1
2024 Semester One (1243)
Gives students an introduction to the structure of Samoan as well as allowing them to develop basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Designed for students with little or no knowledge of the language, and for those with some fluency wishing to understand simple sentence structure and composition.
Subject: Samoan
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed
3321

SAMOAN 101G

: Samoan Language 1
2023 Semester One (1233)
Gives students an introduction to the structure of Samoan as well as allowing them to develop basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Designed for students with little or no knowledge of the language, and for those with some fluency wishing to understand simple sentence structure and composition.
Subject: Samoan
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed
3322

SAMOAN 101G

: Samoan Language 1
2022 Semester One (1223)
Gives students an introduction to the structure of Samoan as well as allowing them to develop basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Designed for students with little or no knowledge of the language, and for those with some fluency wishing to understand simple sentence structure and composition.
Subject: Samoan
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed
3323

SAMOAN 101G

: Samoan Language 1
2020 Semester One (1203)
Gives students an introduction to the structure of Samoan as well as allowing them to develop basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Designed for students with little or no knowledge of the language, and for those with some fluency wishing to understand simple sentence structure and composition.
Subject: Samoan
Restriction: May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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3324

SAMOAN 301

: Samoan Language 3
2020 Semester One (1203)
Conversations and speeches will be studied and practised. The contexts and relationships between ordinary and respectful language levels or honorifics of fa'asamoa protocols will be examined.
Subject: Samoan
Prerequisite: SAMOAN 201

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3325

SCREEN 300

: Documentary Video Making
2021 Semester One (1213)
A practical production course in which students work individually and in groups to develop, shoot and edit short documentaries.
Subject: Screen Production
Prerequisite: SCREEN 200, 201 and approval of Academic Head or nominee
Restriction: FTVMS 301

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