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Arts

HIR301

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HIR301 Great Power Foreign Policies
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR302 International Security
HIR303 International Relations of Asia
HIR304 Order, Violence and Justice
HIR305 Australian Foreign Policy
HIR306 Espionage, Terror and Global Disorder
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR307 Global Political Economy
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR308 International Cooperation
HIR309 Third World Development Politics
HIR310 Global Environmental Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR311 Approaches to International Relations
HPP301 Understanding Governance
HPP302 Understanding Public Policy
HPP305 Business-Government Relations
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP306 Green Politics, Parties and Governance
HPP308 Sustainable Community Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP309 Political Activism and Community Engagement
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP310 Media and Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP311 Social Policy in Welfare States
HPP312 Australian Environmental Politics and Policy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP313 Landmarks in Political Science
HPP314 Antarctic and Oceans Policy
HPP315 American Politics
HPP316 Parliamentary Internship
HPP317 Public Sector Internship
HPP318 Special Topic in Politics and International Relations
HPP320 Women, Politics and Power
HPP321 Sex. Drugs and Toxic Waste: The Politics of Risk and Regulation
HSD711 Research Thesis B
HSP300 Special Topic in Policing
HSP314 Policing Practices
HSP322 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations B
HSP323 Social Conflict Resolution C
HSP325 Social Research in Professional Practice A
HSP326 Social Research in Professional Practice B
HSP327 Social Research in Professional Practice C
HSP332 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations B
HSP333 Social Conflict Resolution C

2013 HIR301 Great Power Foreign Policies

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HIR201

SPECIAL NOTE: second year core unit for International Relations major

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION
This is one of two second year core units for all students undertaking the International Relations major. It is primarily concerned with changing power structures in contemporary international relations. It thus focuses on assessing the policy intentions and power capabilities of great and rising powers such as the United States, China, the UK, France, Russia and India. Attention will also be directed toward those issue-areas (security, terrorism, globalisation) that promise to dominate international relations for the foreseeable future. The unit is specifically designed for students to develop greater awareness of the factors that underlie foreign policy decision-making as the great powers endeavour to maximise their interests in the contemporary international system.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Tutorial participation (10%); 1000-word critical review essay (10%); 2,000-word research paper (40%); 2-hour end of semester exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Int: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Dist. Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - I,N,L,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,I,N,L,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq HSG106 or HIR101
M.Excl HSR201 or HIR201

STAFF: Dr Matthew Sussex (Coordinator)

FEES
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KEY

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