AIR747 - Contemporary International Politics
2020 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
|Incompatible with:||AIP660, AIR660, AIR760|
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||
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 2-hour seminar per week (recordings provided)
*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery
This unit investigates key developments in contemporary international politics. It introduces the main perspectives to understanding world politics and the main elements of world politics: the state, society of states, international law and globalisation. The second part of the unit examines the key issues in world politics such as security in a globalising world, human rights, humanitarian assistance, violence and environmental governance. It asks if the way we address these issues and the correlated development and growth of contemporary global governance reflects a greater concern for justice in global politics.
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