Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||School of Political and Social Inquiry|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (On-campus block of classes)|
Previously coded MAI4010
This unit surveys policy issues relevant to complex crisis responses by the international community utilising guest lecturers from various fields including faculties, non-governmental organisations, and security sectors. The unit provides a historical overview of international interventions IN natural disasters, conflict, and human security issues. Topics covered include international human rights and legal instruments; international, regional and national policies and approaches, disaster preparedness and mitigation strategies. Field based case studies are used in workshop formats to support lectures.
On satisfactory completion of this subject, students will have developed research, critical thinking and writing of the highest academic standards.
A short essay on 'Principles' (1,000 words): 15%
Ppt/oral presentation at the one day seminar: 10%
Research essay (7,000 words): 75%
33 hours of lecture/seminars in block mode plus a one day seminar consisting of 15 min project presentations by each student.
The block mode will be delivered from 19 - 27 March 2012.
Further information on datesFurther information on dates (http://arts.monash.edu.au/mai/pgrad/maicm.php)