Contending international theories, actors in the international system, security dimensions and key issues in global politics.
This course seeks to highlight the forces of continuity in modern international politics. It is designed to extend a studentÔÇÖs grasp of the subject, both in systemic terms at the international level and in terms of the units that make up the system.
|Paper title||International Politics|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,967.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,725.00|
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- More information link
- View more information about the Master of International Studieshttp://www.youtube.com/user/RobertPatman/feed
- Teaching staff
- Professor Robert Patman
- Paper Structure
- The paper surveys the main theories of international relations, as well as a variety
of key concepts.
The basic topics covered include:
- Levels of Analysis and Causal Argument
- IR theory and the end of the Cold War
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who take this paper will acquire a critical understanding of the major theories of international relations, the actors on the international stage, strategic dimensions of the subject, and some of the major issues in world politics since the end of the Cold War.