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AIR732 - Terrorism in International Politics

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Craig Snyder

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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

Essay, 40%, 2000 words

Report, 40%, 2000 words

Online Exercises, 20%

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