Ritically discuss the proposition that the rise of China is a security risk to Australia.
a? Research a topic. Start with the required and further readings in your Reader, however, the library catalogue and journal databases should also be used to locate other relevant sources.
a? Identify and critically evaluate the main arguments of different authors who you have read on the topic.
a? Develop your own argument in relation to the essay question. Your argument need not be original, it should be firmly based on your critical evaluation of the arguments of others.
a? Write a well-structured essay that has an introduction in which you summarise your own argument. (The rest of the essay is then a systematic elaboration of that argument and how it compares with the arguments of others on the same topic.)