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POLITICS 218

: American Politics and Public Policy
2022 Semester One (1223)
An overview of structures and processes in American politics and policy. Topics include American political development, elements of civil society, the machinery of government, and contemporary politics and policy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 319
2102

POLITICS 218

: American Politics and Public Policy
2020 Summer School (1200)
An overview of structures and processes in American politics and policy. Topics include American political development, elements of civil society, the machinery of government, and contemporary politics and policy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 319
2103

POLITICS 222

: Public Policy: Actors, Processes and Politics
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Government policy choices determine the taxes we pay, the resources we consume and the wars we fight. This course provides an introduction to policy studies together with a conceptual tool-kit for understanding and evaluating public policies. It poses questions about the relevance of different actors and instruments in a series of important substantive policy areas: health and food, the environment, foreign relations, (un)employment, crime and the economy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations or Māori Studies or MĀORI 130, or 30 points at Stage I in Social Science for Public Health, or 30 points at Stage I in BC courses
2104

POLITICS 222

: Public Policy: Actors, Processes and Politics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Government policy choices determine the taxes we pay, the resources we consume and the wars we fight. This course provides an introduction to policy studies together with a conceptual tool-kit for understanding and evaluating public policies. It poses questions about the relevance of different actors and instruments in a series of important substantive policy areas: health and food, the environment, foreign relations, (un)employment, crime and the economy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations or Māori Studies or MĀORI 130, or 30 points at Stage I in Social Science for Public Health, or 30 points at Stage I in BC courses
2105

POLITICS 222

: Public Policy: Actors, Processes and Politics
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Government policy choices determine the taxes we pay, the resources we consume and the wars we fight. This course provides an introduction to policy studies together with a conceptual tool-kit for understanding and evaluating public policies. It poses questions about the relevance of different actors and instruments in a series of important substantive policy areas: health and food, the environment, foreign relations, (un)employment, crime and the economy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations or Māori Studies or Māori 130, or 30 points at Stage I in Social Science for Public Health
2106

POLITICS 229

: Mana Māori Motuhake / Māori Politics and Public Policy
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An introduction to Māori politics. Topics include the Treaty of Waitangi, the politicisation of identity, sovereignty and self-determination, representation, globalisation and the Māori economy, Māori development and Māori media. Some contemporary and comparative indigenous policy issues will be discussed.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations or Māori Studies, or any 60 points
2107

POLITICS 229

: Mana Māori Motuhake / Māori Politics and Public Policy
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to Māori politics. Topics include the Treaty of Waitangi, the politicisation of identity, sovereignty and self-determination, representation, globalisation and the Māori economy, Māori development and Māori media. Some contemporary and comparative indigenous policy issues will be discussed.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations or Māori Studies, or any 60 points
2108

POLITICS 233

: Politics, Media and Public Sphere
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Critics voice disquiet about the future of journalism and political deliberation, and the lack of a unified public space where citizens can engage seriously with matters of collective concern. The course surveys the changing public sphere over time, from its early-modern emergence to the challenges of tabloid news and online fragmentation in contemporary media culture.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or COMMS 100 and MEDIA 101, or 30 points at Stage I in Communication
2109

POLITICS 233

: Politics, Media and Public Sphere
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Critics voice disquiet about the future of journalism and political deliberation, and the lack of a unified public space where citizens can engage seriously with matters of collective concern. The course surveys the changing public sphere over time, from its early-modern emergence to the challenges of tabloid news and online fragmentation in contemporary media culture.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or 30 points from COMMS 100, FTVMS 100, 101, MEDIA 101, or 30 points at Stage I in Communication
2110

POLITICS 233

: Politics, Media and Public Sphere
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Critics voice disquiet about the future of journalism and political deliberation, and the lack of a unified public space where citizens can engage seriously with matters of collective concern. The course surveys the changing public sphere over time, from its early-modern emergence to the challenges of tabloid news and online fragmentation in contemporary media culture.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or 30 points from COMMS 100, FTVMS 100, 101, MEDIA 101, or 30 points at Stage I in Communication
2111

POLITICS 254

: China and the World
2024 Semester Two (1245)
A comprehensive investigation of China's engagement with the world. Focuses on China's relations with its neighbouring countries and other parts of the world. Examines China's involvement in international institutions such as the United Nations, the world trade system, the environment and human rights.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or Asian Studies or History, or CHINESE 130 and ASIAN 100, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 354
2112

POLITICS 254

: China and the World
2022 Semester Two (1225)
A comprehensive investigation of China's engagement with the world. Focuses on China's relations with its neighbouring countries and other parts of the world. Examines China's involvement in international institutions such as the United Nations, the world trade system, the environment and human rights.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or Asian Studies or History, or CHINESE 130 and ASIAN 100, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 354
2113

POLITICS 254

: China and the World
2020 Semester One (1203)
A comprehensive investigation of China's engagement with the world. Focuses on China's relations with its neighbouring countries and other parts of the world. Examines China's involvement in international institutions such as the United Nations, the world trade system, the environment and human rights.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or Asian Studies or History, or CHINESE 130 and ASIAN 100, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 354
2114

POLITICS 256

: Special Topic: Critical Security Studies
2024 Semester One (1243)
Investigates recent developments in the theory and practice of international security from a critical perspective. Provides an overview of the main concepts, theories, methodological approaches, and empirical objects in the field. Develops the skills and knowledge necessary to understand a core subject within International Relations.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in International Relations and Business
2115

POLITICS 256

: Special Topic: Critical Security Studies
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Investigates recent developments in the theory and practice of international security from a critical perspective. Provides an overview of the main concepts, theories, methodological approaches, and empirical objects in the field. Develops the skills and knowledge necessary to understand a core subject within International Relations.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in International Relations and Business
2116

POLITICS 300

: Great Power Relations
2020 Semester One (1203)
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 Political Studies or Politics and International Relations or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights
Restriction: POLITICS 751
2117

POLITICS 301

: Toleration and Censorship
2023 Semester One (1233)
An exploration of the ideas and practical dilemmas, past and present, of toleration and intolerance, and the relationship between freedom of expression and attempts to censor and control the public communication of political, religious and moral thought. <i>Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 15 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations and 15 points at Stage II in History or Philosophy</i>
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2118

POLITICS 301

: Toleration and Censorship
2020 Semester One (1203)
An exploration of the ideas and practical dilemmas, past and present, of toleration and intolerance, and the relationship between freedom of expression and attempts to censor and control the public communication of political, religious and moral thought. <i>Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or 15 points at Stage II in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations and 15 points at Stage II in History or Philosophy</i>
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2119

POLITICS 311

: Gender and Global Politics
2024 Semester One (1243)
Advanced investigation of feminist and gender theory as applied to key issues in International Relations. Presents feminist approaches to key contemporary issues including digital politics, women and militarism, global health, sexual violence in war, migration and population displacement, and queer politics. Students will develop a sophisticated understanding of the roles of gender in global politics.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points in Gender Studies or Global Studies or 15 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations
2120

POLITICS 313

: Governing Planet Earth
2024 Semester One (1243)
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, or 30 points at Stage II in BC courses
Restriction: POLITICS 205
2121

POLITICS 313

: Governing Planet Earth
2023 Semester One (1233)
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, or 30 points at Stage II in BC courses
Restriction: POLITICS 205
2122

POLITICS 313

: Governing Planet Earth
2022 Semester Two (1225)
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, or 30 points at Stage II in BC courses
Restriction: POLITICS 205
2123

POLITICS 313

: Governing Planet Earth
2020 Semester Two (1205)
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 Political Studies or 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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POLITICS 314

: Democracy in Theory and Practice
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Examines the theory and practice of democratic politics. Specific questions include how democracies try to reconcile freedom and equality, and the relations between democratic nationalism and citizenship. Practical topics include judicial review and the rule of law, referendums and the ‘tyranny of the majority’, and issues in political representation, including Māori representation. <i>Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 15 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations and 15 points at Stage II in Economics or History or Philosophy or Māori Studies or Sociology, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights</i>
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Restriction: POLITICS 214
2125

POLITICS 314

: Democracy in Theory and Practice
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Examines the theory and practice of democratic politics. Specific questions include how democracies try to reconcile freedom and equality, and the relations between democratic nationalism and citizenship. Practical topics include judicial review and the rule of law, referendums and the ‘tyranny of the majority’, and issues in political representation, including Māori representation. <i>Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 15 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations and 15 points at Stage II in Economics or History or Philosophy or Māori Studies or Sociology, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights</i>
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Restriction: POLITICS 214