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AIE364 - The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Hardy
Prerequisite:

AIE153 or AIE154 or AIE255 or with permission from the unit chair

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The Arab-Israeli Conflict remains one of the most complex issues in politics and international relations today. This unit will examine the history of this conflict, from the beginning of Jewish nationalism to the present time. Key issues studied include: Jewish migration to Palestine; the impact of the Holocaust; the Declaration of the State of Israel and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War; the birth of the Palestinian refugee crisis; the 1967 War and the rise of the PLO; the Jewish settler movement; terrorism; the peace process; the Intifadas; and options for the future.

Assessment

Middle East Politics Simulation (20% individual and 40% team) 60% OR Essay 60%,

Take-home examination 40%

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