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This unit looks at the diverse forms of international, global and transnational cooperation and asks critically how they have developed over time and space. It examines the structures of power and equality/inequality in international relations and how these are reflected and responded to through various forms of international cooperation.

Summary 2020

Unit name International Cooperation
Unit code HIR308
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations

Dr Catherine Goetze

Teaching staff


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



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Prerequisites:    HIR101 or HPP101 
M/Exclusion:      HIR208, HSG213/313


Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 2 hour interactive lecture weekly, 1 hour voluntary reading circle fortnightly, 1 hour online exercises & presence weekly

Off Campus: 2 hour web-based lecture weekly, 1 x 1 hour online presence for discussions, Q&A etc. weekly, 1 x 1 hour online exercises & presence weekly


Tutorial participation (25%), 1,000 word reading report (25%), 3,500 word major essay (50%)

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