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International Relations in Asia-Pacific

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Kod przedmiotu: WSM-BA-IRAS-225 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: International Relations in Asia-Pacific
Jednostka: Wydział Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politycznych
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 0 LUB 5.00 LUB 4.00 (w zależności od programu)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2019/2020" (zakończony)

Okres: 2020-02-24 - 2020-06-14
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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marcin Grabowski, Ewa Trojnar
Prowadzący grup: Marcin Grabowski, Ewa Trojnar
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Cele kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) This course aims at providing students with basic knowledge of the international relations of Asia and the Pacific, including theoretical background, determinants of the problem: introduction to geography, demography, socio-cultural, economic and strategic situation of the region. The role of the PRC, Japan, Korean Peninsula, Southeast Asia and the United States, as well as regional organizations will be discussed.

Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) EK1: Knows and understands basic issues of international relations in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as their theoretical background

EK2: Has rudimentary knowledge on the regional system, its evolution and main actors in the region

EK3: Has knowledge on political, social and economic processes determining international relations in the region

EK4: Has deepened knowledge on IR participants and current events in the Asia-Pacific Region

EK5: Can do a basic research, critically analyze and synthesize information, prepare basic presentation resulting from group research

EK6: During discussion can present knowledge based opinions, exchange them, defend his thesis

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Assessment based on the each class evaluation discussed with students in the class.

Assessment of individual and group tasks during the semester (report, presentation).

Final exam (written exam with set of short questions, exam will take 50 minutes).

Composition of final mark: class participation: 30%, report: 15%, presentation: 15%, final exam/quiz: 40%


Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Assessment based on the each class evaluation discussed with students in the class.

Assessment of individual and group tasks during the semester (report, presentation).

Final exam (written exam with set of short questions, exam will take 50 minutes).

Composition of final mark: class participation: 30%, report: 15%, presentation: 15%, final exam/quiz: 40%


Metody dydaktyczne - słownik:

E-learning
Metody eksponujące - film
Metody podające - prezentacja multimedialna
Metody podające - wykład informacyjny
Metody praktyczne - metoda projektów
Metody praktyczne - metoda przewodniego tekstu
Metody praktyczne - seminarium
Metody problemowe - wykład konwersatoryjny

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) Participation in classes – 30 h

Study of books, current newspapers and other resources, preparation for classes – 30 h

Presentation of presentations, reports – 30 h

Preparation for the final exam – 30 h

Total – 120 h (4 ECTS)


Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

This course aims at providing students with basic knowledge of the international relations of Asia and the Pacific, including theoretical background, determinants of the problem: introduction to geography, demography, socio-cultural, economic and strategic situation of the region. The role of the PRC, Japan, Korean Peninsula, Southeast Asia and the United States, as well as regional organizations will be discussed.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

1) Introduction and geography of the region

READINGS:

Shambaugh D., Yahuda M. (eds.), International Relations of Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2014: CHAPTER 1: D. Shambaugh, International Relations in Asia: The Two Level Game.

Pekkanen S., Ravenhill J., Foot R. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia, Oxford University Press, New York 2014: CHAPTER 37: J. Lind, Geography and the Security Dilemma in Asia

2) Basic theories and their adaptation in the Asia-Pacific – (lecture, adaptation – based on readings)

• Report topic – ethnic problem in a selected country, report for the government, 7500-10000 characters (title page, executive summary, 1 page of background, 1 page of current situation, 1 page of policy recommendations – DUE CLASS no. 6)

• Group presentation topic – groups of two students, role of religion in IR (each group selects religion – Buddhism, Shinto, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity)

• Media analysis of regional IR events (each student presents chosen topic of recent regional IR event and compares media’s responses).

READINGS:

Pekkanen S., Ravenhill J., Foot R. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia, Oxford University Press, New York 2014: PART II: Theoretical Approaches.

3-4) Chinese role in the region (2x)

Media analysis of regional IR events (each student presents chosen topic of recent regional IR event and compares media’s responses).

READINGS:

• Shambaugh D., Yahuda M. (eds.), International Relations of Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2014: CHAPTER 6: Ph. Saunders: China’s Role in Asia: Attractive or Assertive?

• Pekkanen S., Ravenhill J., Foot R. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia, Oxford University Press, New York 2014:

o CHAPTER 9: China’s Foreign Economic Relations and Policies;

o CHAPTER 20: The Domestic Context of Chinese Foreign Security Policies;

5) Role of Japan in the region

Media analysis of regional IR events (each student presents chosen topic of recent regional IR event and compares media’s responses).

READINGS:

• Shambaugh D., Yahuda M. (eds.), International Relations of Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2014: CHAPTER 8: M. Green, Japan’s Role in Asia: A Rising Regional Power

• Pekkanen S., Ravenhill J., Foot R. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia, Oxford University Press, New York 2014:

o CHAPTER 8: Japan’s Foreign Economic Policies;

o CHAPTER 19: Japan’s Foreign Security Relations and Policies.

6) Korean Peninsula and regional dynamics (reports DUE)

READINGS:

• Shambaugh D., Yahuda M. (eds.), International Relations of Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2014: CHAPTER 12: S. Snyder, The Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asian Stability

• Pekkanen S., Ravenhill J., Foot R. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia, Oxford University Press, New York 2014:

• CHAPTER 11: South Korea’s Foreign Economic Relations and Government Policies;

• CHAPTER 22: Strong, Prosperous, or Great? North Korean Foreign and Security Policies;

• CHAPTER 23: South Korea’s Foreign Relations and Security Policies.

7-8) United States in the Asia-Pacific Region (2x)

READINGS:

• Shambaugh D., Yahuda M. (eds.), International Relations of Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2014: CHAPTER 4: The United States in Asia: Durable Leadership

• Sutter R., The United States and Asia: Regional Dynamics and Twenty-First-Century Relations:

CHAPTERS 2, 3, 4.

9) Demography, ethnic groups

READINGS:

• Bertrand J., Laliberte A. (eds.), Multination States in Asia: Accommodation or Resistance, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2010.

10) Religions in the region (student presentations – religious conflicts)

• Students’ presentations based on various sources. Students are supposed to prepare up to 15 minutes presentations (sent no later than one week before classes).

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

READINGS:

Obligatory reading:

Shambaugh D., Yahuda M. (eds.), International Relations of Asia, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2014.

Pekkanen S., Ravenhill J., Foot R. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia, Oxford University Press, New York 2014 – selected chapters.

Recommended reading:

Beeson M., Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security, and Economic Development, Palgrave 2014.

Borthwick M., Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia, Westview Press, Boulder 2014.

Connors M., Davison R., Dosch J., The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific, Routledge, New York 2012.

Kaur I, Singh N. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of the Pacific Rim, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014.

McDougal D., Asia Pacific in World Politics, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder 2016.

Weatherbee D., International Relations in Southeast Asia: The Struggle for Autonomy, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2015.

Huang Xiaoming, Young J., Politics in Pacific Asia: An Introduction, Palgrave Macmillan, London 2017.

Supplementary reading:

Acharya A., Constructing Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order, Routledge 2014.

Ayson R., Asia’s Security, Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2015.

Ba A., Beeson M. (eds.), Contemporary Southeast Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, London 2018.

Chow G., China’s Economic Transformation, Wiley Blackwell, Chichester 2015.

Dayley R., Southeast Asia in the New International Era, Westview Press, Boulder 2017.

Gloub Ph., East Asia’s Reemergence, Polity Press, Cambridge 2016.

Godement F., Contemporary China: Between Mao and Market, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2016.

Harris S., China’s Foreign Policy, Polity Press, Cambridge 2014.

Heilmann S., D. Schmidt, China’s Foreign Political and Economic Relations: An Unconventional Global Power, Rowman and Littlefield 2014.

Hook G. et al. (eds.), Japan’s International Relations: Politics, economics and security, Routledge New York 2012.

Ikenberry J., Mastanduno M. (eds.), International Relations Theory and the Asia-Pacific, Columbia University Press, New York 2003.

Ji You, China’s Military Transformation, Polity Press, Cambridge 2016.

Kingston J. (ed.), Asian Nationalism Reconsidered, Routledge, New York 2016.

Knight N., Heazle M., Understanding Australia’s Neighbours: An Introduction to East and Southeast Asia, Cambridge University Press, New York 2011.

Malone D., Does the Elephant Dance? Contemporary Indian Foreign Policy, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012.

Nathan A., Diamond L., Plattner M. (eds.), Will China Democratize?, John’s Hopkins University Press, Baltimore 2013.

Prescott A. (ed.), East Asia and the World: An Introduction, Routledge, New York 2015.

Saich T., Governance and Politics of China, Palgrave Macmillan 2015.

SarDesai D., Southeast Asia: Past and Present, Westview Press 2013.

Seth M., A Concise History of Korea: From Antiquity to the Present, second edition, Rowmann and Littlefield, Lahnam 2016.

Shambaugh D. (ed.), Tangled Titans: The United States and China, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2013.

Shambaugh D., China Goes Global: The Partial Power, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2013.

Shambaugh D., China’s Future, Polity Press, Cambridge 2016.

Stubbs R., Rethinking Asia’s Economic Miracle, Palgrave Macmillan, London 2018.

Sutter R., Chinese Foreign Relations: Power and Policy since the Cold War, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2016.

Sutter R., Foreign Relations of the PRC; The Legacies and Constraints of China’s International Politics since 1949, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2013.

Sutter R., The United States in Asia: Regional Dynamics in the Twenty-First Century, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Lanham 2015.

Sutter R., US-China Relations: Perilous Past, Uncertain Present, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham 2018.

Tipton E., Modern Japan: A Social and Political History, Routledge, New York 2016.

Wallis J., Carr A. (eds.), Asia-Pacific Security: An Introduction, Georgetown University Press, Washington D.C. 2016.

Walter A., Xiaoke Zhang (eds.), East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity and Change, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014.

Wan Ming, The Political Economy of East Asia: Striving for Wealth and Power, CQ Press, Washington 2008.

Wang Hung-Jen, The Rise of China and Chinese International Relations Scholarship, Lexington Books, Boulder 2013.

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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.