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  • Modern Israel: Good Bad and DisputedJEWI20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will examine and focus on modern Israeli history, beginning with the first decade of Israeli statehood and evaluating the nation-building process, the formation of state institutions and the evolution of a democratic regime. Also discussed will be the disparity that became evident be...

  • Shorter Thesis - Australian StudiesAUST70001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2018

    The masters program allows students to combine coursework with extensive independent research in Australian Studies. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Candidates may ad...

  • Education and State Power in ChinaINTS90008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    As the society with the world’s oldest tradition of state-sponsored examinations and some of the most radical government-initiated educational reforms in the modern world, China is a particularly significant site for the analysis of relationships between education and political power. This subjec...

  • Rising China in the Globalised WorldINTS90007

    Offered:JulyYear:2018

    This subject looks at the impact of a rising China in the globalised world. It examines contemporary China's relations with various powers, regions and global institutions, particularly in the context of its phenomenal rise in the last four decades. The subject also explores key issues related to...

  • Shorter Thesis - International JusticeINTS70001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2018

    A shorter thesis based on original research, on a topic approved by the course coordinator.

  • Research in Contemporary Jewish StudiesJEWI30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject gives students majoring in Hebrew and Jewish Studies the opportunity to extend and deepen their knowledge of the topic, sharpen their critical faculties in relation to source material and secondary literature, and acquire substantial skills in planning and executing a research projec...

  • Israelis & Palestinians: Conflict, PeaceJEWI20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject will examine the Israeli-Palestinian narrative through a multi-disciplinary perspective that will explore the political, social, historical and cultural issues central to this long and intense conflict. The subject will provide a clear chronological and textual foundation for examini...

  • Law in Social TheorySOLS30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Law in Social Theory builds upon issues introduced in Law in Society, and Law, Justice and Social Change. Through a seminar-style format, it examines the theories of the function and role of law propounded by a range of social and legal theorists and movements, including Jürgen Habermas, Niklas L...

  • Socio-Legal Studies Thesis Part 1SOLS40002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Students undertaking the Socio-Legal Studies Thesis should demonstrate a clear understanding of a specific field of study at an advanced level. They should demonstrate clear thinking and an ability to integrate theory and method in a logical manner. The student must be able to work in a concentra...

  • Social Theory Thesis Part 2SOLS90005

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Refer to SOLS90004 Social Theory Thesis Part 1 for details

  • International PoliticsINTS10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject provides students with an introduction to the actors, institutions, dynamics and key debates that make up contemporary international politics. It equips students to 'go behind the news' of world affairs and understand the deeper structural and political changes and challenges confron...

  • Socio-Legal Studies Thesis Part 2SOLS40003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Refer to SOLS40002 Socio-Legal Studies Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Law, Justice and Social ChangeSOLS20001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Law, Justice and Social Change examines the ways in which law can be seen and used as both an instrument of positive social change and yet also as a means of confirming existing social arrangements and resisting social change. Through a series of case studies, it critically reflects on the key go...

  • LundU: Globalisation and Social PolicySOTH20006

    Offered:MarchYear:2018

    The aim of this course is to analyse and discuss social policy and different social policy systems in a context of globalisation. The course is divided into two parts. In the first part we will introduce some basic concepts and typologies that have been used to characterise different systems of s...

  • Social Theory Thesis Part 1SOLS90004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject involves a supervised thesis of 15 000 words, embodying the results of the student's own research.

  • Experiencing Foodscapes: Italy & SpainEURO30007

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2018

    Italy and Spain are undoubtedly the culinary epicentres of Southern Europe with food cultures that have intersected repeatedly since Ancient times. In this two-week intensive in-country subject students will learn about the centrality of eating to Italian and Spanish ways of life and consider the...

  • Screening Europe: Image and IdentityEURO20005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    A team-taught study of European cinema during a period of intense political and social change. Students who complete this subject should be familiar with some of the major developments in cinematic representation in Europe from the early 20th century to the present. They should be able to relate ...

  • Understanding Islam and Muslim SocietiesISLM10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This is an introductory subject that exposes students to the basic and fundamental beliefs and practices that constitute the fabric of the Islamic world. Students will be able to explore relationships and differences between the key teachings of Islam and the customary practices of Muslims. In do...

  • Contemporary Challenges and IslamISLM30017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This is the capstone unit for the Islamic Studies major. It provides students with the opportunity to critically reflect upon the major through an engagement with key themes studied. This is achieved through a detailed exploration of contemporary challenges and the Islamic world's responses. The...

  • Law in SocietySOLS10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Law in Society introduces students to theories, concepts, forms and practices of law in contemporary Australian society. It will provide a foundation both for socio-legal studies subjects in later years and for subjects in disciplines such as politics, criminology and law. In preparing students t...