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POLS218 Interventions, Peacekeeping and the Global South

Theories, causes and effects of interventions in the Global South in the form of invasions to install new regimes, covert operations, peacekeeping missions, and post-conflict, multilateral programmes.

Paper title Interventions, Peacekeeping and the Global South
Paper code POLS218
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
One 100-level POLS paper or 72 points
Restriction
POLS 304
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Course outline
View the course outline for POLS 218
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Lena Tan
Paper Structure
Assessment:
  • Mid-semester test
  • 2,000-word essay
  • 2,00-word policy brief
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, communication, self-motivation, scholarship, global perspective.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will:
  1. Understand the broad spectrum of interventions that have taken place and continue to take place in the Global South
  2. Understand the various theories regarding the causes of civil conflicts and peacekeeping
  3. Analyse some major conflicts around the world that have involved external intervention and have a better understanding of the factors that contribute to the success and failure of various forms of intervention
  4. Develop analytical, research and writing skills
  5. Carry out independent and self-directed research and present the findings in a written research essay and policy brief

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 31-33, 37-40
T2 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 31-33, 37-39

Theories, causes and effects of interventions in the Global South in the form of invasions to install new regimes, covert operations, peacekeeping missions, and post-conflict, multilateral programmes.

Paper title Interventions, Peacekeeping and the Global South
Paper code POLS218
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
One 100-level POLS paper or 72 points
Restriction
POLS 304
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Course outline
View the course outline for POLS 218
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Lena Tan
Paper Structure
Assessment:
  • Mid-semester test
  • 2,000-word essay
  • 2,000-word policy brief
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Communication, Self-motivation, Scholarship, Global perspective.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will:
  1. Understand the broad spectrum of interventions that have taken place and continue to take place in the Global South
  2. Understand the various theories regarding the causes of civil conflicts and peacekeeping
  3. Analyse some major conflicts around the world that have involved external intervention and have a better understanding of the factors that contribute to the success and failure of various forms of intervention
  4. Develop analytical, research and writing skills
  5. Carry out independent and self-directed research and present the findings in a written research essay and policy brief

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard