HUMAN SECURITY AND DEVELOPMENT
Credit points: 15
This subject looks at human security from a humanitarian perspective. This subject challenges assumptions about aid and intervention, discussing the current trends that impact on humanitarian work In addition to examining the Human Security framework, students explore the international humanitarian system, developments in protecting civilians in armed conflict, civil-military interaction in complex emergencies and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Current developments such as the World Humanitarian Summit, the push towards innovation in humanitarian responses, and the focus on inclusive programming in disasters will also be explored. . This subject will be delivered in collaboration with a number of guest speakers.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorTom McNamara
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesReflective journal; in-class presentation, class participation, completing readings and engaging with lecturer and guest speakers, essay.
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 4, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTom McNamara
LectureWeek: 30 - 35
Twelve 1.50 hour lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via blended.
TutorialWeek: 30 - 35
Twelve 1.00 hour tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
Research Essay (3,000 words)
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Class Presentation (500 word equivalent)
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Class Exercise, Interactive Case Study Analysis (1,500 word equivalent)
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