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POLITICS 314

: Democracy in Theory and Practice
2020 Semester One (1203)
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 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 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
2127

POLITICS 315

: The Practice of Politics
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores the skills and knowledge needed for students to practice politics effectively, considering the range of jobs available in the political arena, the professional skills needed to succeed in political positions, lessons that can be learnt from political science literature about how to practice politics both effectively and ethically, and individual development of employability attributes.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations
Restriction: POLITICS 206
2128

POLITICS 315

: The Practice of Politics
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores the skills and knowledge needed for students to practice politics effectively, considering the range of jobs available in the political arena, the professional skills needed to succeed in political positions, lessons that can be learnt from political science literature about how to practice politics both effectively and ethically, and individual development of employability attributes.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations
Restriction: POLITICS 206
2129

POLITICS 316

: Capitalism and its Critics
2024 Semester One (1243)
An account of the main variants of capitalism, criticisms of capitalism, and some alternatives. Topics include: markets in theory and practice; the value of efficiency and capitalism's growth imperative; consumer sovereignty; alienation; unemployment; meaningful work; planned economies and market socialism; incentives and the profit motive; democracy at work; labour market regulation; inequality and poverty. <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 Philosophy, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in International Relations and Business</i>
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2130

POLITICS 316

: Capitalism and its Critics
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An account of the main variants of capitalism, criticisms of capitalism, and some alternatives. Topics include: markets in theory and practice; the value of efficiency and capitalism's growth imperative; consumer sovereignty; alienation; unemployment; meaningful work; planned economies and market socialism; incentives and the profit motive; democracy at work; labour market regulation; inequality and poverty. <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 Philosophy, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in International Relations and Business</i>
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2131

POLITICS 320

: Social Justice
2023 Semester One (1233)
Examines contemporary theories of justice focusing on the relationships between justice, equality and liberty. Students explore a range of topics that may include the distribution of resources both globally and domestically, and the rights of cultural minorities, gender groups, animals and future generations.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations or Philosophy, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights
2132

POLITICS 320

: Social Justice
2021 Semester One (1213)
Examines contemporary theories of justice focusing on the relationships between justice, equality and liberty. Students explore a range of topics that may include the distribution of resources both globally and domestically, and the rights of cultural minorities, gender groups, animals and future generations.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations or Philosophy, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights
2133

POLITICS 320

: Social Justice
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Examines contemporary theories of justice focusing on the relationships between justice, equality and liberty. Students explore a range of topics that may include the distribution of resources both globally and domestically, and the rights of cultural minorities, gender groups, animals and future generations.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations or Philosophy, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights
2134

POLITICS 345

: Political Marketing
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Studies how and why political organisations such as political parties use business techniques and concepts.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 30 points at Stage II in Communication, or 30 points at Stage II in Global Studies
2135

POLITICS 345

: Political Marketing
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Studies how and why political organisations such as political parties use business techniques and concepts.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 30 points at Stage II in Communication
2136

POLITICS 345

: Political Marketing
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Studies how and why political organisations such as political parties use business techniques and concepts.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 30 points at Stage II in Communication
2137

POLITICS 345

: Political Marketing
2021 Semester One (1213)
Studies how and why political organisations such as political parties use business techniques and concepts.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations, or 30 points at Stage II in Communication
2138

POLITICS 346

: Terrorism
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Terrorism is a major issue of global concern. In this course, students will learn the definition, history, causes and dynamics of terrorism. They will examine why terrorist organisations emerge, their goals and the causes of their demise. Students also examine the causes of radicalisation of individual terrorists and how governments can counter violent extremism.
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
2139

POLITICS 346

: Terrorism
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Terrorism is a major issue of global concern. In this course, students will learn the definition, history, causes and dynamics of terrorism. They will examine why terrorist organisations emerge, their goals and the causes of their demise. Students also examine the causes of radicalisation of individual terrorists and how governments can counter violent extremism.
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
2140

POLITICS 346

: Terrorism
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Terrorism is a major issue of global concern. In this course, students will learn the definition, history, causes and dynamics of terrorism. They will examine why terrorist organisations emerge, their goals and the causes of their demise. Students also examine the causes of radicalisation of individual terrorists and how governments can counter violent extremism.
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
2141

POLITICS 346

: Terrorism
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Terrorism is a major issue of global concern. In this course, students will learn the definition, history, causes and dynamics of terrorism. They will examine why terrorist organisations emerge, their goals and the causes of their demise. Students also examine the causes of radicalisation of individual terrorists and how governments can counter violent extremism.
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
2142

POLITICS 346

: Terrorism
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Terrorism is a major issue of global concern. In this course, students will learn the definition, history, causes and dynamics of terrorism. They will examine why terrorist organisations emerge, their goals and the causes of their demise. Students also examine the causes of radicalisation of individual terrorists and how governments can counter violent extremism.
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
2143

POLITICS 347

: American Politics and Public Policy
2024 Summer School (1240)
Explores American politics and policy. Analyses the US political system and its governance, including the ideas of federalism, separation of powers, checks and balances. Examines 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
2144

POLITICS 347

: Special Topic: American Politics and Public Policy
2023 Summer School (1230)
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
2145

POLITICS 347

: Special Topic: American Politics and Public Policy
2022 Semester One (1223)
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
2146

POLITICS 356

: Ethno-Political Violence: Hate Crimes to Genocide
2023 Semester One (1233)
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
2147

POLITICS 356

: Ethno-Political Violence: Hate Crimes to Genocide
2022 Semester One (1223)
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
2148

POLITICS 701

: Research Design in Empirical Political Inquiry
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Explores a range of tools and approaches commonly used by political and other social scientists in the course of conducting empirical research. The course is designed to assist postgraduate students in Politics and International Relations, as well as cognate disciplines, in developing their own research projects.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2149

POLITICS 701

: Research Design in Empirical Political Inquiry
2023 Semester One (1233)
Explores a range of tools and approaches commonly used by political and other social scientists in the course of conducting empirical research. The course is designed to assist postgraduate students in Politics and International Relations, as well as cognate disciplines, in developing their own research projects.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2150

POLITICS 701

: Research Design in Empirical Political Inquiry
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores a range of tools and approaches commonly used by political and other social scientists in the course of conducting empirical research. The course is designed to assist postgraduate students in Politics and International Relations, as well as cognate disciplines, in developing their own research projects.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions