* 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).
DESCRIPTION This unit introduces students to debates about the nature of political values, such as freedom, justice, equality, and democracy. It will also provide an introduction to a variety of political ideologies, including Marxism, Liberalism, Libertarianism, Communitarianism, and Feminism. The unit is particularly concerned with contemporary political issues, including war, terrorism, the economy, and the environment.
ASSESSMENT: HPA289 - 3000 words internal assessment (60%); 2-hour examination (40%) HPA389 -3500 words internal assessment (60%); 2-hour examination (40%)
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
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.