Units of Study

GOVT3989 - Divided Societies

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Diarmuid Maguire
Phone: +61 2 9351 4510
Email: diarmuid.maguire@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit critically examines the role that ethnic conflict plays in national and international politics. Students will have advanced knowledge of nationalism, and close familiarity with current thinking around the role of the ethnic nationalism in particular. This unit will analyse the most influential theories, historical and contemporary, about the role of ethnic nationalism (as opposed to civic nationalism), regionally and internationally. We will consider a range of competing theoretical approaches, concentrating on the theory of a "divided society".

Assessments

2500wd research essay (50%) and 2hr exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations

Prohibitions

GOVT2442
GOVT2412

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

GOVT3989

         

Lecture

 

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