Faculty of Arts


Critical Issues in International Security


Examines one or more critical issues in international security, including but not limited to nuclear proliferation and disarmament, terrorism and insurgencies, territorial and resource disputes, civil wars and more. The course explores theoretical approaches to critical security issues, as well as policy implications, and emphasises the role of non-material factors in understanding the roots and solutions to critical security issues.

NB: enrolment is limited to 25 students, with selection criteria as follows: 1) admission to the MProfStuds in International Relations and Human Rights; 2) admission to a postgraduate programme in Political Studies or Development Studies; 3) results in previous tertiary study in relevant subjects.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Lecturer(s) Dr Ashok Sharma


POLITICS 754: 15.0 points

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