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AIR732 - Terrorism in International Politics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:C Snyder
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. 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

Terrorism is commonly identified as a growing threat in today's world. This unit considers the evolution of terrorism as an expression of alienation, and as a form of political violence in the context of the modern international system. It also examines the dilemmas associated with, and limitations of, conventional responses to terrorism and the tools of counter terrorism.
 The unit then examines specific types of terrorism including maritime, biological, and suicide terrorism.

Assessment

Two essays each 2000 words 40% each, Online discussion 20%

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