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POL1104 Foundations of Politics and Government
Credit Points: 15
Students will be introduced to the foundations of politics and government. Concepts to be examined will include power, the state, political socialisation, ideology, democracy, constitutions, legislatures, executive leadership, government, political parties, elections, pressure groups and revolution. Key ideas in politics and methodical issues in the discipline will be examined.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C15Diploma of Planning
MAAACSGovernance and Policy Major
MIAAHMIndigenous Studies Minor
MAAABIPolicy and Governance Major
MAAAEUPolitics and Government Major
MABUSTPolitics and International Relations Major
MIAAHOPolitics and International Relations Minor
MABUTYSocial Science Education Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012