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2176

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
2177

POLITICS 741

: Ethics and Health Policy
2024 Semester One (1243)
Considers the intersection between theory, policy, and problems in health. Topics include: defining health and its value; the role of government and markets in providing health care; allocating resources in a government health system; justice, inequalities, and health; coercion to control the spread of disease, whether caused by pathogens (e.g., pandemic influenza) or lifestyle.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2178

POLITICS 741

: Ethics and Health Policy
2023 Semester One (1233)
Considers the intersection between theory, policy, and problems in health. Topics include: defining health and its value; the role of government and markets in providing health care; allocating resources in a government health system; justice, inequalities, and health; coercion to control the spread of disease, whether caused by pathogens (e.g., pandemic influenza) or lifestyle.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2179

POLITICS 741

: Ethics and Health Policy
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Considers the intersection between theory, policy, and problems in health. Topics include: defining health and its value; the role of government and markets in providing health care; allocating resources in a government health system; justice, inequalities, and health; coercion to control the spread of disease, whether caused by pathogens (e.g., pandemic influenza) or lifestyle.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2180

POLITICS 741

: Ethics and Health Policy
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Considers the intersection between theory, policy, and problems in health. Topics include: defining health and its value; the role of government and markets in providing health care; allocating resources in a government health system; justice, inequalities, and health; coercion to control the spread of disease, whether caused by pathogens (e.g., pandemic influenza) or lifestyle.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2181

POLITICS 741

: Ethics and Health Policy
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Considers the intersection between theory, policy, and problems in health. Topics include: defining health and its value; the role of government and markets in providing health care; allocating resources in a government health system; justice, inequalities, and health; coercion to control the spread of disease, whether caused by pathogens (e.g., pandemic influenza) or lifestyle.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2182

POLITICS 750

: International Relations and Human Rights
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An analysis of how governments adopt and implement human rights norms, negotiate human rights treaties with other governments, interact with United Nations human rights institutions, and set up courts to try human rights violations. Includes domestic politics as they bear on international human rights issues.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2183

POLITICS 756

: New Zealand Government
2021 Semester One (1213)
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
2184

POLITICS 756

: New Zealand Government
2020 Semester One (1203)
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
2185

POLITICS 757

: Comparative Public Policy
2024 Semester Two (1245)
A comparative examination of policy actors, processes and outcomes. Engaging with a range of conceptual and methodological approaches, the course considers how we might explain and understand cross-national similarities and differences in policy-making and policy outcomes. The course focuses on the relative importance of interests, institutions and ideas at the national level, as well as international contexts and actors that facilitate diffusion and transfer of policy across countries.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2186

POLITICS 757

: Comparative Public Policy
2023 Semester Two (1235)
A comparative examination of policy actors, processes and outcomes. Engaging with a range of conceptual and methodological approaches, the course considers how we might explain and understand cross-national similarities and differences in policy-making and policy outcomes. The course focuses on the relative importance of interests, institutions and ideas at the national level, as well as international contexts and actors that facilitate diffusion and transfer of policy across countries.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2187

POLITICS 757

: Comparative Public Policy
2022 Semester Two (1225)
A comparative examination of policy actors, processes and outcomes. Engaging with a range of conceptual and methodological approaches, the course considers how we might explain and understand cross-national similarities and differences in policy-making and policy outcomes. The course focuses on the relative importance of interests, institutions and ideas at the national level, as well as international contexts and actors that facilitate diffusion and transfer of policy across countries.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2188

POLITICS 757

: Comparative Public Policy
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A comparative examination of policy actors, processes and outcomes. Engaging with a range of conceptual and methodological approaches, the course considers how we might explain and understand cross-national similarities and differences in policy-making and policy outcomes. The course focuses on the relative importance of interests, institutions and ideas at the national level, as well as international contexts and actors that facilitate diffusion and transfer of policy across countries.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2189

POLITICS 757

: Comparative Public Policy
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A comparative examination of policy actors, processes and outcomes. Engaging with a range of conceptual and methodological approaches, the course considers how we might explain and understand cross-national similarities and differences in policy-making and policy outcomes. The course focuses on the relative importance of interests, institutions and ideas at the national level, as well as international contexts and actors that facilitate diffusion and transfer of policy across countries.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2190

POLITICS 770

: Ethnic Conflict and Civil War
2024 Semester Two (1245)
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
2191

POLITICS 770

: Ethnic Conflict and Civil War
2023 Semester One (1233)
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
2192

POLITICS 773

: From Dresden to Drones: The Ethics of War
2023 Semester One (1233)
A focus on the ethical dimension of contemporary conflict, enabling students to critically assess debates about drone warfare, counterinsurgency and the politics of killing. Students will draw on a range of theorists, including Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Judith Butler, whilst looking at examples from Afghanistan, Israel-Palestine, Vietnam and Iraq.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2193

POLITICS 773

: From Dresden to Drones: The Ethics of War
2022 Semester One (1223)
A focus on the ethical dimension of contemporary conflict, enabling students to critically assess debates about drone warfare, counterinsurgency and the politics of killing. Students will draw on a range of theorists, including Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Judith Butler, whilst looking at examples from Afghanistan, Israel-Palestine, Vietnam and Iraq.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2194

POLITICS 773

: From Dresden to Drones: The Ethics of War
2021 Semester One (1213)
A focus on the ethical dimension of contemporary conflict, enabling students to critically assess debates about drone warfare, counterinsurgency and the politics of killing. Students will draw on a range of theorists, including Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Judith Butler, whilst looking at examples from Afghanistan, Israel-Palestine, Vietnam and Iraq.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2195

POLITICS 773

: From Dresden to Drones: The Ethics of War
2020 Semester Two (1205)
A focus on the ethical dimension of contemporary conflict, enabling students to critically assess debates about drone warfare, counterinsurgency and the politics of killing. Students will draw on a range of theorists, including Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Judith Butler, whilst looking at examples from Afghanistan, Israel-Palestine, Vietnam and Iraq.
Subject: Politics & International Rels
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2196

POLITICS 774

: Politics-Policy Internship
2024 Semester Two (1245)
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: Programme Coordinator approval
Restriction: POLICY 737
2197

POLITICS 774

: Politics-Policy Internship
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: Programme Coordinator approval
Restriction: POLICY 737
2198

POLITICS 774

: Politics-Policy Internship
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: Programme Coordinator approval
Restriction: POLICY 737
2199

POLITICS 774

: Politics-Policy Internship
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: Programme Coordinator approval
Restriction: POLICY 737
2200

POLITICS 774

: Politics-Policy Internship
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Subject: Politics & International Rels
Prerequisite: Programme Coordinator approval
Restriction: POLICY 737