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AIE255 - Middle East Politics

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(B, G, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:S Totman Marshall
Incompatible with: AIE355
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit will introduce students to the politics of the Middle East in both the regional and international dimensions. The unit will investigate the relations of the region with the West. A  particular emphasis will be placed on the changing role of the United States in the Middle East since the end of the Cold War and its push to democratize the region. Several of the endemic conflict situations, which exist in the Middle East, will be examined including the Israel-Palestine impasse, the current wars in the region and Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

Assessment

On campus: Tutorial presentation and active participation 20%, Middle East Politics Simulation OR Essay (3000 words) 50%, Online examination 30%.

 

Off campus: Discussion Board participation and tutorial Paper 20%, Middle East Politics Simulation OR Essay (3000 words) 50%, Online examination 30%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2192$2359

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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