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Syllabus Local Government and Challenges of Housing Crisis and Immigrant/Refugee Absorption - 54830
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Last update 17-07-2016
HU Credits: 1

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: cont. german studies:politics, soc.&cult

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: English

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Prof. Eran Razin and prof. Dr. Hubert Heinelt

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Teaching Staff:
Prof Eran Razin
Dr. Hubert Heinelt

Course/Module description:
The two days joint seminar (+ two days field trip for German participants) on comparative local government, urban politics and urban democracy, will include a focus on how the local state engages in major global challenges of housing and immigration, and on central-local state relations as revealed in the context of these challenges. The seminar will take place in early March 2017. Israeli students will have two preparatory classes in December 2016. In addition to those specifically enrolled to the course, students of the course on Urban Politics and Local Democracy will also participate in the seminar as part of their course requirements.

Course requirements for Israeli participants: Attendance in the two preparatory classes, attendance and presentation at the two day workshop.

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Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
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Course/Module Content:
To be updated

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Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 70 %
Participation in Tutorials 30 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
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