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2151

POLITICS 701

: Research Design in Empirical Political Inquiry
2021 Semester Two (1215)
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
2152

POLITICS 701

: Research Design in Empirical Political Inquiry
2020 Semester One (1203)
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
2153

POLITICS 702

: Transitional Justice: From Retribution to Reconciliation
2024 Semester One (1243)
Explores the politics of transitional justice in post-war, post-conflict, and post-colonial states. Students examine political responses to atrocity in the context of conflicting demands that include the rule of law, peace, retribution, and human rights. Specific topics include trials, truth commissions and hybrid courts, the use of amnesty and the practice of apology, democratisation, development and reconciliation.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2154

POLITICS 702

: Transitional Justice: From Retribution to Reconciliation
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Explores the politics of transitional justice in post-war, post-conflict, and post-colonial states. Students examine political responses to atrocity in the context of conflicting demands that include the rule of law, peace, retribution, and human rights. Specific topics include trials, truth commissions and hybrid courts, the use of amnesty and the practice of apology, democratisation, development and reconciliation.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2155

POLITICS 702

: Transitional Justice: From Retribution to Reconciliation
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Explores the politics of transitional justice in post-war, post-conflict, and post-colonial states. Students examine political responses to atrocity in the context of conflicting demands that include the rule of law, peace, retribution, and human rights. Specific topics include trials, truth commissions and hybrid courts, the use of amnesty and the practice of apology, democratisation, development and reconciliation.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2156

POLITICS 702

: Transitional Justice: From Retribution to Reconciliation
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Explores the politics of transitional justice in post-war, post-conflict, and post-colonial states. Students examine political responses to atrocity in the context of conflicting demands that include the rule of law, peace, retribution, and human rights. Specific topics include trials, truth commissions and hybrid courts, the use of amnesty and the practice of apology, democratisation, development and reconciliation.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2157

POLITICS 704

: Political Management in Government
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Explores how politicians and their staff use management tools to help them achieve their goals within the constraints and challenges of the governing environment. It explores the nature of government, and the potential and limitations of branding, PR, market research, public engagement, strategy, government advertising, crisis management, media management and delivery management within the political environment.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2158

POLITICS 704

: Political Management in Government
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores how politicians and their staff use management tools to help them achieve their goals within the constraints and challenges of the governing environment. It explores the nature of government, and the potential and limitations of branding, PR, market research, public engagement, strategy, government advertising, crisis management, media management and delivery management within the political environment.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2159

POLITICS 704

: Political Management in Government
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Explores how politicians and their staff use management tools to help them achieve their goals within the constraints and challenges of the governing environment. It explores the nature of government, and the potential and limitations of branding, PR, market research, public engagement, strategy, government advertising, crisis management, media management and delivery management within the political environment.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2160

POLITICS 704

: Political Management in Government
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Explores how politicians and their staff use management tools to help them achieve their goals within the constraints and challenges of the governing environment. It explores the nature of government, and the potential and limitations of branding, PR, market research, public engagement, strategy, government advertising, crisis management, media management and delivery management within the political environment.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2161

POLITICS 706

: International Relations in Asia
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A theoretical perspective based on empirical analyses that draws on Western theories to examine burgeoning perspectives from the rising East. The empirical analyses cover North Korea's nuclear crisis, territorial disputes in the South China Sea, relations across the Taiwan Strait, as well as regional trade, investment, and finance.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2162

POLITICS 706

: International Relations in Asia
2020 Semester One (1203)
A theoretical perspective based on empirical analyses that draws on Western theories to examine burgeoning perspectives from the rising East. The empirical analyses cover North Korea's nuclear crisis, territorial disputes in the South China Sea, relations across the Taiwan Strait, as well as regional trade, investment, and finance.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2163

POLITICS 708

: Theorising International Relations
2024 Semester Two (1245)
An advanced examination of contemporary international relations theory. Students will explore key concepts, such as war, anarchy and the state, along with a range of different theoretical perspectives, from realism and liberalism through to feminism, poststructuralism and postcolonialism.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Restriction: POLITICS 318
2164

POLITICS 709

: Political Extremism
2023 Semester Two (1235)
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
2165

POLITICS 709

: Political Extremism
2022 Semester One (1223)
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
2166

POLITICS 710

: The Security-Development Nexus
2024 Semester One (1243)
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
2167

POLITICS 710

: The Security-Development Nexus
2022 Semester Two (1225)
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
2168

POLITICS 711

: Bodies in/at War
2024 Semester One (1243)
War is a profoundly embodied experience, but the body is often erased in the dominant accounts. This course places the body at the centre of critical thinking on war. Examines how bodies are prepared for war, how different bodies experience war, and what happens to these bodies in the aftermath of war.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2169

POLITICS 724

: Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism
2024 Semester One (1243)
Explores the theoretical implications of identity politics based on gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality. Considers the effects of these claims on liberty, justice, equal citizenship, political representation and participation. Readings cover liberalism, feminism, communitarianism and deliberative democracy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2170

POLITICS 724

: Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores the theoretical implications of identity politics based on gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality. Considers the effects of these claims on liberty, justice, equal citizenship, political representation and participation. Readings cover liberalism, feminism, communitarianism and deliberative democracy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2171

POLITICS 724

: Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Explores the theoretical implications of identity politics based on gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality. Considers the effects of these claims on liberty, justice, equal citizenship, political representation and participation. Readings cover liberalism, feminism, communitarianism and deliberative democracy.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2172

POLITICS 731

: The Engendering of Global Conflict
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Explores feminist theory and methodology in the study of war and conflict, including feminist interventions on how to prevent war and conflict. Topics include women’s roles in war and the gendering of militarism; sexual and environmental offences, race and human rights violations; colonial legacies, feminist resistance to war, and the UN’s Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2173

POLITICS 731

: Special Topic: The Engendering of Global Conflict
2023 Semester One (1233)
Explores feminist theory and methodology in the study of war and conflict, including feminist interventions on how to prevent war and conflict. Topics include women’s roles in war and the gendering of militarism; sexual and environmental offences, race and human rights violations; colonial legacies, feminist resistance to war, and the UN’s Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2174

POLITICS 740

: Revolutions, Ideas and Media
2023 Semester Two (1235)
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
2175

POLITICS 740

: Revolutions, Ideas and Media
2022 Semester One (1223)
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