This course looks at the way citizenship in law sits with broader notions of citizenship; it compares the legal notion of citizenship with the normative notion. The course also uses Australia as a case study to look at citizenship law and policy. There will also be a strong comparative country aspect to the course.
It is expected that the following topics will be covered:
- Introduction: the concept of citizenship
- Citizenship and constitutions
- Birthright citizenship
- Citizenship by grant
- Citizenship by descent
- Citizenship and administrative law/merits review
- The difference that citizenship makes
- Loss of citizenship
- Dual citizenship
- Post-national citizenship
- International law and citizenship/nationality
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:
- comprehend the theoretical debates about citizenship
- understand the relationship between the theoretical debates and citizenship law
- describe the elements of citizenship law covered during the course
- evaluate and discuss the policy issues arising from the areas covered in the course.
Students must rely on the approved Means of Assessment which will be posted to the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
It is likely the assessment will consist of:
- Group Class presentation (10%)
- Research essay (90%)
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26 Contact Hours (Intensive Delivery over 4 days) plus private study and reading time
2014 course intensive dates: 13-14 & 17-18 November
Requisite and Incompatibility
Reading lists will be available in the Course Outline which will be on the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8643||13 Nov 2014||13 Nov 2014||28 Nov 2014||30 Dec 2014||In Person||N/A|