Courses & Units

Modern Political Ideologies HPP322

Introduction

This unit introduces students to the study of political ideologies focusing on some of the major ideological frameworks that have and continue to guide political action in the modern era. In the unit, students will consider liberal, conservative and other ideologies. The unit will examine how different ideologies conceptualise the nature and role of the state and citizens and consider the relative priorities they assign to such values of democracy, fairness, freedom and order when providing basis for political action.

Summary

Unit name Modern Political Ideologies
Unit code HPP322
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Teaching staff

Prof Aynsley Kellow

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090101

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Requisites

HPP101 OR HIR101

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internal students: 2-hr lecture weekly (lecturer alternating between Hobart and Launceston campuses); all lectures available on MyMedia; 1 tutorial fortnightly;

External students: 2-hr recorded lecture weekly available on MyMedia site; 1 e-tutorial fortnightly using MyLO Discussions

Assessment

200 level: tutorial participation (10%), 1,000-word minor essay (15%), 2,000-word comparative study (35%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

300 level: tutorial participation (10%), 1,000-word minor essay (15%), 2,500 word comparative study (35%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

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Textbooks

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