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2013 HIR306 Espionage, Terror and Global Disorder

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HIR206

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

Offers a systematic study of various forms of `disorder` in the post-Cold War era, with a particular focus on terrorism. States are increasingly confronted with unpredictable, internal and trans-national threats to their security, for example: new and diverse forms of terrorism and political violence; international organised crime and traffic in arms, drugs and people; religious nationalism and ethnic/racial conflict; and struggles for new states and national liberation. In attempts to maintain security, states use a range of overt and covert techniques, such as surveillance, espionage, counter-terrorism, and military force. This diverse range of threats and state responses is analysed in key examples from around the globe and in the Asia-Pacific region. This year the unit focuses on the `globalisation` of terrorism in such forms as Osama bin Laden`s al-Qa`ida network, and the implications for global security and intelligence of the `war on terrorism`.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: 2,000-word essay (40%), 1,000-word tutorial paper/presentation and participation (20%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)
300 level: 2,500-word essay (40%), 1,000-word tutorial paper/presentation and participation (20%), 2-hr end-of-sem 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,L,N,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,I,L,N,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 2 Introductory HSG units or HIR101
M.Excl HIR206 HSA270/370HMA259/359

STAFF: Dr T Narramore (Coordinator)

FEES
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