Human Rights/Democratisation Research (HRTD6902)


Using a case study approach, this unit provides students with the ability to understand and judiciously utilise a range of research methods relevant to human rights and democratisation, with a particular focus on fieldwork and interviewing. It provides students with information literacy with respect to key sources of information in these fields. It also focuses on the production of effective research for advocacy purposes. All students will produce a research proposal that can be utilised in further study.

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1x3hr seminar/week


1x2500wd Research proposal (50%), 1x1500wd Essay (30%), 1x500wd Research practicum (20%),

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