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Digital Politics - GOVT3901

Year - 2020

This course will examine how advancement in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) can lead to social and political change, particularly in developing nations. Can the Internet make societies more democratic? Does ICT empower the people or enable state surveillance? We will compare and contrast how ICT expansion affects different types of political regimes. Case studies of global and local movements will be analyzed.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

4x700wd blog (60%), 1x1.5hr final exam (30%), tutorial participation (10%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Government and International Relations or 12 senior credit points from Government and International Relations


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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