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Global and Regional Studies I: Modern World Events and Issues (6 points)


Leader: Dr Elizabeth Edmondson, David Schmitt and Dr Keith Wilson

Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)
Singapore First semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Issues and events post 1945 using global and regional frameworks. Critical analysis will be used to gain an understanding of the most significant forces that have shaped the period 1945 to present. Topics studied include the origins of the post-1945 world; the Cold War and impact of superpower dominance; decolonisation; the third industrial revolution; the global economy; the resurgence of religion, nationalism and tribalism and the new world order.

Assessment: Tutorial paper (1000 words): 20% + Essay (1500 words): 40% + Examination (2 hours): 40%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week (two 1-hour lecture, one 1-hour tutorial)

Prohibitions: GSC1503

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