Democratisation: Theory and Practices (HRTD6904)
UNIT OF STUDY
The unit exposes students to different theories of democracy/democratisation, raising issues of equality, justice, citizenship and popular sovereignty. Students learn about institutions and systems needed to maintain democracies such as the rule of law, constitutionalism, independence of the judiciary, accountability, impunity, electoral systems, and the role of civil society. The unit explores the relationship between human rights and democratisation and explores human rights and democratisation in different economic, social and cultural contexts, including times of emergencies and armed conflict.
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2000wd equivalent short answer questions (40%) and 3000wd essay (60%)
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