Units of Study

GOVT6116 - International Organisations

Int August, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: John Brookfield
Phone: +61 2 9351 6599
Email: john.brookfield@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit aims to introduce students to how states and other actors in the international arena cooperate to build institutions as a response to common problems. After completing the unit students should be able to analyse contemporary international organisations to see how they work, whose interests they serve, and to what degree they attenuate or enhance the power of sovereign states.

Assessments

4000wd essay (50%) and 2hr exam (30%) and seminar participation (20%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week or equivalent in intensive session

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