Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM209: Palestinian Politics after Oslo

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Week 1: Introduction to the module
Week 2: The legal framework: ethnic separation
Week 3: The legal framework: Palestinian legal developments
Week 4: Creating a constitutional state
Week 5: Institutional development, 1964-2003
Week 6: Institutional development, 2004-
Week 7: The empowerment of Hamas
Week 8: State-civil society relations
Week 9: Case study: civil society during the second intifada
Week 10: A critical look at the Israeli perspective
Week 11: Conclusion and revision

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad
22 128 0

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities22 11 x 2 hour seminars
Guided independent study128 Independent study

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

The module will make use of ELE

Other Learning Resources

When undertaking this module you will be expected to make use of the University libraries as well as the electronic library Finally, you are also expected to carry out your own research on the Internet. Computer access is widely available at the University, including at the IAIS