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|Offered at:||(B, G, W, X)|
Trimester 2 and Trimester 3*
*off campus only
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit introduces students to the major political ideologies that have influenced the conduct of government and politics in the modern western world. The historical evolution of political ideas and movements, and their contemporary relevance will also be examined. The aim is to 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, as well as applying them in understanding contemporary political debates. Topics include liberalism, conservatism, Marxism, socialism, nationalism, populism, anarchism, feminism and environmentalism.
One tutorial paper 500 words 10%, One essay 1500 words 30%, Tutorial program/workbook 20%, Examination 40%
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