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Human Rights at Home

Focus and discuss human rights in Australia, including their essential and fundamental nature, where they come from and how they relate to moral rights and legal rights, duties and obligations. The need for a human rights charter or bill of rights will also be discussed using a case study on homelessness in Australia. [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
Human Rights at Home

Focus and discuss human rights in Australia, including their essential and fundamental nature, where they come from and how they relate to moral rights and legal rights, duties and obligations. The

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The 'End of Neo-Liberalism and Where to Next'?

Several scholars (notably, in the UK, John Gray and Martin Wolf) have announced the end of neo-Liberalism globally. Is this premature, or might there actually be a new alignment of the historical relationship between Markets & The State? A new phase of Capitalism? If so, with what implications for, among other things, social inequalities, social cohesion, and the nature of politics itself? [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
The 'End of Neo-Liberalism and Where to Next'?

Several scholars (notably, in the UK, John Gray and Martin Wolf) have announced the end of neo-Liberalism globally. Is this premature, or might there actually be a new alignment of the historical

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A Clash of Religions - The Role of Religion in the Middle East Conflict

Since ancient times the struggle for dominance between the three major religions, Judaism, Islam and Christianity for control of not just the Holy Lands, but also the hearts and minds of people from Algeria to Jerusalem to Iran has led to violence and the intervention of people from other parts of the world. But it is not just about religion. Evaluate how important the role of religion is in the context of the total conflict. COURSE OUTLINE The role of religion in ancient, medieval... [More]
$96 Limited inc GST / $86
A Clash of Religions - The Role of Religion in the Middle East Conflict

<p>Since ancient times the struggle for dominance between the three major religions, Judaism, Islam and Christianity for control of not just the Holy Lands, but also the hearts and minds of people

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Conflict in the Middle East

The Middle East has been pivotal to world history for millennia. A place of empire conflict, religious conflict, and modern territorial wars, the Middle East affects everyone and draws many nations, including Australia, into its affairs. We look at conflict in the Middle East from pre-Roman times, though the Middle Ages and into the 21st century. COURSE OUTLINE Lesson 1: Introduction to the topic. After defining what we mean by the Middle East, we look at the importance of the... [More]
$189 Limited inc GST / $170
Conflict in the Middle East

<p>The Middle East has been pivotal to world history for millennia. A place of empire conflict, religious conflict, and modern territorial wars, the Middle East affects everyone and draws many nations

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From Empire to Welfare State: Britain 1885-1951

This course will examine British political history from the late Nineteenth century to the end of the Second World War. Among the major themes that we will explore in this course are the decline of the Liberal Party and the rise of Labour party and what this reveals about the changing character of British society, the increased democratisation of politics there in this period, the British experience of the First and the Second World War and the gradual decline in Britain’s position... [More]
$228 Limited inc GST / $205
From Empire to Welfare State: Britain 1885-1951

<p>This course will examine British political history from the late Nineteenth century to the end of the Second World War. Among the major themes that we will explore in this course are the decline of

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Turkish Society and Politics

What is the significance of the failed coup in July 2016 and the subsequent purge by President Erdoğan? Is this the end of secularism in Turkey? We will explore these current issues and take a deeper look at the past history of Turkish society and politics. COURSE OUTLINE * Origin of the Turks. The Ottoman Empire. Emergence of Turkish Nationalism. Turkish nationalism, Republic of Turkey and Mustafa Kemal (founder of the Turkish Republic). Secularism and the Turkish Republic after... [More]
$189 Limited inc GST / $170
Turkish Society and Politics

<p>What is the significance of the failed coup in July 2016 and the subsequent purge by President Erdoğan? Is this the end of secularism in Turkey? We will explore these current issues and take a

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Power & Legitimacy

Democracy is only one view of what is a legitimate way of exercising political power. Examine the more important ways in which people believe power is legitimate, focusing on Europe, Islam, India and China; both traditional and contemporary. COURSE OUTLINE Introduction. Relationship between power and legitimacy. Different ways of giving legitimacy to the use of power. Europe. The Christian heritage. Divine kings. Changes from the French enlightenment and democracy. Current issues.... [More]
$189 Limited inc GST / $170
Power & Legitimacy

<p>Democracy is only one view of what is a legitimate way of exercising political power. Examine the more important ways in which people believe power is legitimate, focusing on Europe, Islam, India

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