2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Investigates the current debate over the idea of communism. The unit examines issues such as the new cycle of struggles, class and identity and a return to communism. The contemporary critique of capitalism in a digital age (communicative capitalism) as well as the limits of media politics will be evaluated.
- Return to communism
- Key positions in debate over the idea of communism
- New cycle of struggles
- Class and identity
- The people as the subject of politics
- Collective desire
- Communicative capitalism
- Limits of individualism
- Limits of anarchism
- The party
- Movement and the party
- Beyond resistance
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Explain a theoretical approach to political struggles||Intellectual rigour|
|2||Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of politics||Lifelong learning|
|3||Investigate the role of networked media in political struggle||Intellectual rigour|
|4||Describe and examine the idea of contemporary communism||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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