AIE255 - Critical Issues in Middle East Politics

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Scheduled learning activities - campus: 1 x 1.5 hour class per week and 1 x
1 hour seminar in Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud: 1 x 1.5 hour class per week
(recordings provided) and 1 x 1 hour online seminar in Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
and 11 (recordings provided for those who cannot attend live seminar)

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit examines some of the most controversial issues in Middle East politics. Each week we examine a different issue of importance to the Middle East, such as human rights, refugees, women’s rights, democracy, the media, terrorism and resource politics. No prior study of the Middle East is required.

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