Democracy in Theory and Practice
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.
Not taught in 2024
POLITICS 214: 15 points
15 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations and 30 points in the BA, or 45 points in the BGlobalSt