AIR348 - Beyond Borders: Transnational Activism in World Politics
|Year||2017 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
Sally Totman Marshall
At least two units at Level 2 in the International Relations major, or equivalent, or with the permission of the Unit Chair.
2 hours: 1 hour class and 1 hour seminar, or equivalent for Cloud (online).
This unit critically examines the nature, effectiveness and implications of transnational activism in world politics. After exploring key concepts, the unit will examine a number of case studies, focusing on issues such as effectiveness, state-activist interaction, agenda setting, NGO micro-politics and the politics of representation. Case studies include such issues as: indigenous rights, LGBT rights, environmental activism and asylum seekers. Case studies will be taught by guest lecturers, in their area of research expertise.
Group Assignment, 40%
Research and Writing Exercises, 20%
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