Comparison of state relations with Indigenous and other minority peoples in selected Commonwealth nations, including New Zealand.
|Paper title||Comparative State/Minority Politics|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,646.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,250.00|
- POLS 403
- Limited to
- More information link
- View the Department of Politics website for more information.
- 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
- No required textbooks. There will be a course reader.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation.
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- 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.