PAIS315 Contemporary Challenges to Global SecurityUpdated: 19 March 2018
|Offering||Not offered in 2019|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||12cp in Political and International Studies or any 48cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||INRE215 or INRE315 or INRE415 or PAIS415 or PAIS515 or POLS215 or POLS315 or POLS401|
offered in even numbered years
- Contemporary Challenges to Global Security
|Coordinator(s)||Karin Von Strokirch (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit examines the processes and issues affecting global security in the post-cold war era from 1990 onwards. It focuses on the challenges posed by nationalism, terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction. The widening rift between the West and Islam is explored. In particular, this unit assesses the role of the United Nations and the United States in managing new forms of conflict, including those featuring non-state actors and so called rogue states.
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: