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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2006

ANS 361 • 23-International Relations of East/Southeast Asia

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
29695 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
GAR 109
MACLACHLAN, P.

Course Description

This upper-division undergraduate lecture course is designed to introduce students to the post-Cold War international relations of East and Southeast Asia. Particular attention will be devoted to issues that are of concern to Asians themselves, namely: human rights issues; ongoing threats (including terrorism and the N. Korean nuclear weapons program) to military security in the region; and the quest for economic prosperity. The above topics will be addressed with reference to the following themes: 1. the impact of Asian values on the international relations of the region 2. the definition of security in the post-Cold War era 3. the juxtaposition of domestic and international politics in Asia 4. the opportunities and constraints confronting regional institution-building and integration

Grading Policy

Brief writing assignment (max. 8 pages): 30% Midterm examination: 25% Final examination: 40% Attendance: 5%

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