Arts

HSA205

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HSA201 Race and Ethnic Politics
HSA203 Media and Politics
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA204 Politics in Literature and Film
HSA205 American Politics
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA222 Washington to Westminster: Comparative Politics
HSA226 Green Politics, Parties and Governance
HSA240 Australian Foreign Policy
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA241 Issues in Australian Politics
HSA258 International Relations of Asia
HSA260 Tasmanian Politics and Australian Federalism
(Not Offered 2012)
HSA270 Espionage, Terror and Global Disorder
HSD205 Policing and Governance
HSD208 Business-Government Relations
(Not Offered 2012)
HSD223 Sustainable Community Governance
HSD229 Global Environmental Governance
HSD230 Australian Environmental Policy
HSD231 Social Policy in Welfare States
(Not Offered 2012)
HSD241 Global Political Economy
HSD242 Antarctic and Oceans Policy
(Not Offered 2012)
HSD243 Understanding Public Policy
HSG201 Contemporary Issues in Government
(Not Offered 2012)
HSG202 Political Activism and Community Engagement
HSG203 Order, Violence and Justice
HSG205 Understanding Governance
HSG206 Special Topic in Government
HSG207 Third World Development Politics
(Not Offered 2012)
HSG213 NGOs and Global Governance
(Not Offered 2012)
HSG214 Measuring Sustainable Governance: Assessment and Indicators
(Not Offered 2012)
HSP200 Special Topic in Policing
HSP220 Risk Management: Interpersonal Violence
HSP221 Risk Management: Property Loss
HSP222 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations A
HSP223 Investigation Social Behaviour B
HSP224 Social Conflict Resolution B
HSR200 International Security
(Not Offered 2012)
HSR201 Great Power Foreign Policies

2009 HSA205 American Politics

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HSA305

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to American politics. The unit begins with an overview of United States political history, culture and institutions before focusing the nature and impact of recent presidencies. It examines key issues which dominate contemporary US politics and provides insights into ideas and actors which influence these debates. The unit concludes by evaluating key trends in US politics and the their likely implications

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

200 Level: Tutorial mark (20%), 3000 word essay(40%), 2hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

300 Level: Tutorial mark (20%), 3500word essay (40%), 2hr 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,L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - I,N,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - I,N,W,H,L
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq HSG102, HSG101

STAFF: Dr Richard Eccleston (Coordinator)

FEES
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