Using the comparative method, this unit examines the politics of New Zealand and a number of significant Pacific nations. The unit examines these nations' political cultures, structures and history, and explores regional governance and regionally-significant policy issues.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1100wd case study, short paper (30%), 1x1700wd comparative analysis essay (35%), 1x1700wd policy/governance report (35%)
12 Junior credit points in Government and International Relations or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Politics or International Relations