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POLS552 Comparative State/Minority Politics

Comparison of state relations with Indigenous and other minority peoples in selected Commonwealth nations, including New Zealand.

Paper title Comparative State/Minority Politics
Paper code POLS552
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,614.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,400.00

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Restriction
POLS 403
Limited to
MPols
Learning Outcomes
Upon completing the course students will be able to:
  • Utilise comparative methodology to ask and answer questions relevant to the study of politics
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the knowledge required of the case study nations, including New Zealand and the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Analyse and assess political problems through comparative analysis, and communicate this analysis in written and oral forms
  • Undertake self-directed and independent research.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Janine Hayward
Textbooks
No required textbooks. There will be a course reader.
Paper Structure
  • Week 1 The comparative method
  • Week 2 Minority Peoples and Colonisation
  • Week 3 Land loss
  • Week 4 State administration
  • Week 5 Urbanisation
  • Week 6 Revision and reflection on comparative histories
  • Week 7 Citizenship
  • Week 8 Contemporary constitutional relations
  • Week 9 Constitutional change
  • Week 10 Recognising minority peoples
  • Week 11 The courts and minority peoples
  • Week 12 Minority peoples and representation
  • Week 13 Conclusions and reflections

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

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

Comparison of state relations with Indigenous and other minority peoples in selected Commonwealth nations, including New Zealand.

Paper title Comparative State/Minority Politics
Paper code POLS552
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 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.

^ Top of page

Restriction
POLS 403
Limited to
MPols
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Janine Hayward
Paper Structure
  • Week 1 The comparative method
  • Week 2 Minority Peoples and Colonisation
  • Week 3 Land loss
  • Week 4 State administration
  • Week 5 Urbanisation
  • Week 6 Revision and reflection on comparative histories
  • Week 7 Citizenship
  • Week 8 Contemporary constitutional relations
  • Week 9 Constitutional change
  • Week 10 Recognising minority peoples
  • Week 11 The courts and minority peoples
  • Week 12 Minority peoples and representation
  • Week 13 Conclusions and reflections
Textbooks
No required textbooks. There will be a course reader.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completing the course students will be able to:
  • Utilise comparative methodology to ask and answer questions relevant to the study of politics
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the knowledge required of the case study nations, including New Zealand and the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Analyse and assess political problems through comparative analysis, and communicate this analysis in written and oral forms
  • Undertake self-directed and independent research.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

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