This unit utilises various analytical approaches concerning the development, implementation, evaluation and legitimacy of Antarctic and oceans governance at both the international and national levels.
Three broad interrelated issue areas are examined: [i] the evolution of the Antarctic Treaty System; [ii] global, regional and domestic fisheries policy management; and [iii] emerging issues and policies in oceans governance. Case material concerning controversial, contemporary issues such as Antarctic tourism, climate change in polar regions, marine environmental protection, controlling illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, whaling, and seabird conservation are also explored.
|Unit name||Governing the Antarctic and Oceans|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
|Coordinator||Doctor Joanna Vince|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Apply key concepts and theories of governance in the Antarctic and marine domains.
- Analyse and evaluate concepts, theories and case studies on national and/or international levels of governance in the Antarctic and marine domains.
- Communicate knowledge and research results about Antarctic or oceans governance coherently in written and/or oral formats applying referencing and style conventions as appropriate.
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Prerequisites25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:HSD242 AND HPP214 AND HSD342
|Assessment||Test or quiz (10%)|Examination - take home (40%)|Assignment (35%)|Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (15%)|
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