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Unit details

AIE364 - The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Year2015 unit information
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

Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2338$2516

* 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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