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Terrorism and Organised Crime - GOVT3999

Year - 2020

The unit serves as a rigorous investigation of the politics of violent and criminal non-state actors. It will start with a conceptual discussion of such groups, focusing on analysis of their structure and behaviour and the roles that globalisation and technology play in non-state threats, before moving on to specific types of dark networks. The dark networks that may be covered include terrorist organisations, non-state nuclear proliferation networks, and various forms of organised crime, including maritime piracy, drug trafficking, mafias, mundane smuggling, and money laundering.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x1hr mid-semester exam (20%), 1x1hr final in-class exam (20%), 1x2500wd briefing paper (50%), tutorial Participation (10%)


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


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 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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