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Introduction to International Relations (6 points)


Leader: Roger Spegele

Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Concepts of sovereignty, power, intervention, nationalism, conflict, and conflict resolution are explored in the context of such issues as human rights, refugees, war, arms control, global ecology, new world economy and the collapse of USSR. An underlying theme throughout the unit is an examination of the roles of power and morality in the conduct and analysis of international relations.

Assessment: Essay (500 words): 10% + Essay (2000 words): 30% + Tutorial participation: 10% + Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

Prohibitions: PLT1040

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