Global Politics: The Globalisation of World Politics - POLS5120

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Social Sciences

Course Outline: School of Social Sciences

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

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Examines different and competing perspectives on international relations; analyses the key structures and processes of global politics and explores selected current issues. The course provides an examination of theoretical traditions in International Relations, and a survey of the historical evolution of the global system. It also examines the role of the nation-state, the nature of conflict in contemporary world politics, global governance, the global economy, the importance of identity in world politics, human rights, and globalization.

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