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2013 HPP304 Washington to Westminster: Comparative Politics

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPP204

SPECIAL NOTE: Second year core unit for Political Science major

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION
This unit provides an introduction to comparative political analysis. It establishes the main issues and approaches in the study of comparative politics before examining the key historical, cultural and institutional variations in national political systems before assessing their enduring influence on national political process and outcomes. While the focus on the unit will be on mature democracies such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan and Germany, reference will be made to developing democracies.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 3,000-word essay (40%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (50%)

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 - I,N,L,W,H
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 HPP101
M.Excl HPP304,HSA222,HSA322

STAFF: Dr Richard Eccleston (Co-ordinator)and Professor Aynsley Kellow

FEES
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