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Parties, Elections and Campaigns - POL831

This unit investigates the electoral context of policy making. It does this by deepening students’ knowledge of the key institutions, actors and phenomena of electoral politics across the liberal democratic world. Students will learn more about the history, evolution and impact of political parties; the impact that different electoral systems have; changing modes of campaigning used by parties, interest groups and social movements; and the impact of populism on liberal democracy.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

S2 External - Session 2, External ((with on-campus sessions))

Staff Contact(s): Dr Glenn Kefford

Admission to MPPP or MPASR or GradDipPASR or GradCertPP or GradDipPP or MIntLawGovPP or MPPPMDevStud or MSecStrategicStud or MCrim or MIntell or MCTerrorism or MPASRMDevStud or MPPPMPASR or MPPPMIntRel Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations

Faculty of Arts

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