Modern Political Thought
What should the state do and what should it keep out of? Focussing on key debates in modern political theory, topics will vary year from year and may include political authority and the rule of law; freedom, coercion, and manipulation; indigenous rights and the welfare state; paternalism; the ethics of war, global justice and feminism.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for POLITICS 209.
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.
Coursework + exam
POLITICS 209: 15 points
15 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations and 30 points in the BA