POLITICS 214

Democracy in Theory and Practice


Description

Examines the theory and practice of democratic politics. Specific questions include how democracies try to reconcile freedom and equality, and the relations between democratic nationalism and citizenship. Practical topics include judicial review and the rule of law, referendums and the 'tyranny of the majority', and issues in political representation, including Maori representation.

Availability 2023

Not taught in 2023

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

POLITICS 214: 15 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations and 30 points in the BA, or 45 points in the BGlobalSt