SECURITY IN A BORDERLESS WORLD
Credit points: 15
The intensification of global interaction is challenging the centrality of the state in international affairs. New forms of association are changing the way states and communities interact. Simultaneously security agendas have broadened. So called 'old wars' between states appear on the wane, replaced by 'new wars', with the 'war on terror' framing the state security agenda. However, these shifts may be more apparent than real and demand critical evaluation. We will examine the significance of these trends for security, understood both in its traditional military sense, and also in its less conventional sense as human or environmental security. Issues explored include terrorism, unregulated population flows, transnational crime, pandemics (notably HIV/AIDS), and the environment.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorMichael O'Keefe
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesEssay and class presentation.
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HUSS postgraduate degree or through subject coordinator's approval
Incompatible subjectsPOL5SPW OR POL4SPW
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael O'Keefe
PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
|Assignment||Individual||No||70||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
Collaborative class presentation (equivalent to 1,500 words).
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|