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PI3564: RADICAL BASQUE NATION-BUILDING AND THE NEW SPANISH DEMOCRACY (2014-2015)

Last modified: 29 May 2014 23:56


Course Overview

The course will scrutinise the political and social conditions which gave rise to the 'Basque Conflict', a paradigmatic case of a conflict at the level of the state. Topics to be considered include but are not confined to: industrialisation and the emergence of Basque nationalism; the Spanish Civil War and its legacy; the emergence and durability of ETA; the transition to democracy; social movements for peace and future prospects in the light of the demise of political violence.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Stuart Durkin

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 3

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either International Relations (IR) (Studied) or Politics (PI) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will scrutinise the political and social conditions which gave rise to the 'Basque Conflict', a paradigmatic case of a conflict at the level of the state. Topics to be considered include but are not confined to: industrialisation and the emergence of Basque nationalism; the Spanish Civil War and its legacy; the emergence and durability of ETA; the transition to democracy; social movements for peace and future prospects in the light of the demise of political violence.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1 three hour written examination (60%); and 1 continuous assessment essay of 3500 words (40%). One three hour exam (60%). In-course grades will be carried forward unless the student opts to resubmit course work (40%).

Formative Assessment

None

Feedback

Written feedback will be provided for continuous assessment work. This will normally be provided within three weeks of the submission date. Oral feedback on class presentations will also be provided where appropriate.

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