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|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$904.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,954.75|
- One 100-level POLS paper or 72 points
- POLS 304
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Teaching staff
- Dr Lena Tan
- Paper Structure
- Mid-semester test
- 2,000-word policy brief
- Final exam
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Critical thinking, Communication, Self-motivation, Scholarship, Global perspective.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students will:
- Understand the broad spectrum of interventions that have taken place and continue to take place in the Global South
- Understand the various theories regarding the causes of civil conflicts and peacekeeping
- 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
- Develop analytical, research and writing skills
- Carry out independent and self-directed research and present the findings in a written research essay and policy brief