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|Unit chair:||A Vandenberg|
|Prerequisite:||At least one unit at Level 1 in the Politics and Policy Studies major, or equivalent, or with the permission of the Unit Chair.|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit examines the theory and practice of democracy and citizenship from both a historical and thematic perspective. Students will be encouraged to consider different models of democracy and their conceptions of citizenship, as well as a number of contemporary challenges to them. These challenges include those posed by capitalism, patriarchy and cultural pluralism. The unit also discusses new thinking about how to improve the practice of democracy and citizenship, with reference to the topics of associative democracy, social democracy, deliberative democracy, transnational democracy and global citizenship.
Tutorial participation/workbook 10%, Written assignments 50%, Examination 40%
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