This unit explores the increasingly nebulous distinction between domestic and international politics and governance. Starting with core concepts of the state and sovereignty, power and cooperation, and institutions, you will explore the relationship between domestic decision making and global events through contemporary case studies.
|Unit name||From Local to Global: Governance and International Politics|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
|Coordinator||Professor Fred Gale|Doctor Hannah Murphy-Gregory|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Explain the complex and dynamic relationships between political actors and institutions at the local, national and/or international levels of politics and governance.
- Critically analyse aspects of policy development or international relations showing an awareness of the key concepts, theoretical perspectives and debates.
- Apply relevant theoretical perspectives about governance and international relations to real world examples.
- Communicate clearly, applying referencing and style conventions as appropriate.
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|Assessment||Seminar presentation (25%)|Major essay outline (25%)|Major essay (50%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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