AIP300 - Democracy and Dissent

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Andrew Vandenberg


One unit at level 2 in the Politics and Policy Studies major, or equivalent, or with the permission of the Unit Chair



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit examines long-standing ideas and debates about democratic procedure and protest. In the light of concerns about discontent with democratic politics, the unit considers more recent ideas and debates about deliberation and contention. Does deliberation address the shortcomings of democratic procedure? Does contentious politics address the shortcomings of protest?


Essay, 1500 words, 35%

Essay, 1500 words, 35%

Exam, 30%

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