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Module
Title: The Nature of Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict
Code: 110PAI907   0809S1

 

Core Information

Min Students

8

Managed By

Unknown

Max Students

30

CATS Points

30

Taught By

Unknown

UG/PG

Postgraduate

JACS Subject

L200 - Politics

Course Level

9

Taught/Research

Taught

Course Contents

Examination of theories and concepts relating to ethnicity, nationalism, national identity, religion, ethno-nationalism and gender as they relate to contemporary conflict. Cases of violent conflict are explored by examining, for example, right of minorities, politics of ethnic assimilation and forced population transfers. The comparative dimension of conflicts involving two or more diverse societies is a key component of this module.

 

Descriptive Information

Compulsory Elements

Learning Outcomes

To ensure that students have a solid understanding of the key concepts relevant to the analysis of ethnic conflict in a comparative perspective.

Skills

To be able to carry out extensive reading and research on their own, but with guidance as to what they should read.

 

Teaching Methods

Contact Teaching Methods

Contact Type

Number of Contacts

Total Duration in Hours

Seminar

11

22

Non Contact Teaching Methods

Teaching Type

Number of Elements

Presentation

1

 

Assessment

Exam Session

Semester 1 Exams [05/01/2009 - 23/01/2009]

Profile 1

Element Type

Weight(%)

Duration

Essay

50

Essay

50

 

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Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Supplementary Notes

None