AIP116 - Visions and Values in Politics
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
This unit introduces students to the major political ideologies that have shaped government and politics in the modern western world. The historical evolution of political ideas and movements, and their contemporary relevance is examined. The unit will provide students with a basic knowledge of key political ideas and concepts. In addition, students will be encouraged to develop their capacities to identify and evaluate political arguments, and apply them in understanding contemporary political debates. Topics include liberalism, conservatism, socialism and a range of other ideologies.
Report 1500, 40%, words
Essay, 40%, 1500 words
Class/Online, 20%, Exercises