2009 HSG212 Green Politics, Parties and Governance

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HSG312

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This unit covers three discrete but interrelated political phenomena: (i) the nature of green politics; (ii) the status of green political parties; and (iii) the role of 'greens' in government. It is concerned with tracing green ideas, values and politics from grass roots inception, through to green political platforms and the policy agendas of governments. Students will be encouraged to research the role that green parliamentarians play in government, but particularly as partners in elected government in Europe and elsewhere.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: Exercise 10%, tutorial participation 10%, 2,500 word essay 40%, 2hr end-of-sem exam 40%
300 level: Exercise 10%, tutorial participation 10%, 3,000 word essay 40%, 2hr end-of-sem exam 40%

TEACHING PATTERN: Int: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Dist. Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - L,I,N,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L,I,N,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
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This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.

Prereq HSG101 , HSG102 or equivalent

STAFF: Dr Kate Crowley (Coordinator)

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