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AIR234 - Order and Justice in World Politics

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Costas Laoutides

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

AIP260, AIP265, AIP360, AIP365, AIR334, AIR434

Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit investigates the relationship between international order and justice in contemporary global politics. The role of justice in world politics will be discussed through the examination of a number of theoretical approaches and through particular issues in global politics. Accordingly, a number of issues including war and peace, human rights, national self-determination, humanitarian intervention and world poverty will be analysed within the context of justice in world affairs.

Assessment

Essay, 40%, 1500 words

Essay, 60%, 2500 words

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