International Politics of East Asia

POLSCI 366

Course explores the economic, political, and security issues in East Asia. Examines respective theoretical and historical backgrounds of the countries in the region (Japan, North and South Koreas, Taiwan, China, Southeast Asia). Focuses on issues surrounding the region, including globalization, economic interdependence, nuclear proliferation, territorial disputes, and terrorism. Utilization of some international relation theory and methodological tools for more systematic analysis of these issues. Readings will be drawn from international relations theory, political science and history. Instructor: Niou

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, SS