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AIP300 - Democracy and Dissent

Unit details

Year2018 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

Prerequisite:

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

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AIP205

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

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?

Assessment

Essay, 1500 words, 35%

Essay, 1500 words, 35%

Exam, 30%

Unit Fee Information

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