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This list relates to the trimester Trimester 2 2019 which does not start until 01/07/2019
  1. Week 1: What is (New Zealand) Politics? 10 items
    1. New Zealand - Stephen Levine

      Chapter Required

    2. Brain, Interrupted - The New York Times - Bob Sullivan, Hugh Thompson

      Webpage Recommended

    3. Conceptualizing and Measuring Democracy: A New Approach - Coppedge, Michael ; Gerring, John ; Altman, David ; Bernhard, Michael ; Fish, Steven ; Hicken, Allen ; Kroenig, Matthew ; Lindberg, Staffan I ; Mcmann, Kelly ; Paxton, Pamela ; Semetko, Holli A ; Skaaning, Svend-erik ; Staton, Jeffrey ; Teorell, Jan 2011

      Article Recommended

    4. Patterns of Democracy - Lijphart, Arend 2012

      Book Recommended

  2. Week 2: Where is the power in NZ politics? The Constitutional Framework 1 item
    1. Tino Rangatiratanga and Māori Legal History

      Chapter Recommended Read pages 3-22 (up to subheading 'overview of the book')

  3. Week 3: Where is the power in NZ politics? The Constitutional Framework 8 items
    1. Constitution Aotearoa - Home - Geoffrey Palmer, Andrew Butler

      Website Required

    2. The Legislative Process - New Zealand Parliament

      Document Required

    3. The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 - Geoffrey Palmer, Matthew Palmer

      Chapter Recommended In particular focus on criticisms, pp. 322-323

    4. Law-Making in New Zealand: Is There a Better Way - Palmer, G. 2014

      Article Recommended This is the article mentioned by Geoffrey Palmer in his lecture on the constitution about changes to NZ's law making process.

  4. Week 4: Where is the power in NZ politics? The Legislative Branch 8 items
    1. Introduction: What's the Hurry? - Claudia Geiringer, Elizabeth McLeay, Polly Higbee

      Chapter Required

    2. Parliament Brief: Select Committees - New Zealand Parliament

      Document Recommended

    3. Parliamentary Practice in New Zealand - David McGee

      Document Recommended

  5. Week 5: Where is the power in NZ politics? The Electoral System 3 items
  6. Week 6: Where is the power in NZ politics? Political Parties 6 items
  7. Week 7: Where is the power in NZ politics? The Executive Branch 6 items
    1. Collective Responsibility of Ministers - Oonagh Gay, Thomas Powell

      Article Recommended

    2. Politics and the English Language - George Orwell 1946

      Document Recommended

  8. Week 8: Where is the power in NZ politics? The Executive Branch 4 items
    1. Cabinet and the Prime Minister - Chris Eichbaum, Richard Shaw

      Chapter Required

    2. 'Not as frank and free as we thought' - Chris Eichbaum, Richard Shaw

      Webpage Required

    3. Advisors and Officials - Chris Eichbaum, Richard Shaw

      Chapter Recommended

  9. Week 9: Where is the power in NZ politics? He Tangata 4 items
  10. Week 10: Where is the power in NZ politics? He Tangata 4 items
    1. Appendices - Claudia Orange

      Chapter Recommended

  11. Week 11: Where is the power in NZ politics? The Fourth Estate 6 items
    1. Face to face(book) - Ross, Karen ; Bürger, Tobias 2014

      Article Recommended

  12. Week 12: Where is the power in NZ politics? Conclusion 0 items
  13. Engagement Assignments 9 items