* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Indonesia is the world's most populous country and Australia's closest northern neighbour. Acknowledging the country's strategic importance to Australia's national interest, this unit introduces students to the basic features of Indonesia's political system and the country's immense socio-cultural diversity. Starting with a brief overview of the Dutch colonial period and its implications for Indonesia's post-colonial development after 1945, the unit will then move on to discuss the political upheavals of the 1960s and the tremendous social and political change that occurred in Indonesia during the last three decades of the 20th century. In the second half of the semester, the unit will focus on contemporary events and developments that continue to shape the political and social landscape of Indonesia. Particular attention will be paid to various aspects of the country's ongoing democratisation process, the revival of political Islam, and the resurgence of identity politics. A discussion of Indonesia's role in international politics and its relations with its neighbours in the region will conclude the unit.
ASSESSMENT: For HMN218: Tutorial participation (10%), 1,000-word short assignment (10%), 2,000-word research essay (40%), 2-hour exam (40%) For HMN318: Tutorial participation (10%), 1,000-word short assignment (10%), 2,500-word research essay (40%), 2-hour exam (40%)
TEACHING PATTERN: Flexible scheduling: Face-to-face classes will be held outside normal University teaching times, namely on three weekend blocks (11 hours of teaching per block)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H,L Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Flexible scheduling - H,L Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
HMA101 and HMA102 for students majoring in HMA; 25% at level 100 in Arts for others
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Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.