Goals of the Course(JPN)
Goals of the Course
|This lecture will provide international students with the fundamental knowledge on and a basic understanding on politics in Asia. The course will start with a description of transformation of civilization and the beginning of modern politics in Northeast Asia, and then check the history and contemporary situation of domestic politics of Northeast Asian states, focusing on Japan, China and South Korea from the view point of comparative politics and those of international relations in this region.|
Objectives of the Course(JPN)
Objectives of the Course
|The purpose of this course is to prospect the future of the East Asia regional politics by acquiring the basic knowledge of politics in Asia.|
Through this course, students will be able to understand Politics in Asia, like:
-Development and Government
-Process of Democratization
-Changing Balance of Power
-Prospect of Regional Integration
Course Content / Plan
2 Comparative Politics 1 Under the theme of 'Political institutions', those similarities and differences of the political system among Japan, China, and S. Korea will be discussed.
3 Comparative Politics 2 Under the theme of 'Development and Democratization', the relations between economic development and democratization in East Asia will be discussed.
4 Comparative Politics 3 Under the theme of 'Participation and Governance', the current situations and future prospects of Participation and Governance in East Asian countries will be provided.
5 Conflicts on Identity and History The identity politics in the East Asian region will be discussed focusing on the characteristics of the legacy of imperialism.
6 Stability and Instability in Regional Security The security issues in the East Asis will be discussed especially checking the factors of the legacy of the Cold War.
7 Forward Regionalism? The difficulty and possibility of regional cooperation in East Asia will be discussed considering the characteristics of Globalization of this region.
Course Prerequisites and Related Courses
Course Evaluation Method and Criteria
|The evaluation will be based on the final report(60%) and class participation (40%). The main contents of class participation will be group presentations. To pass, students must earn at least 60 points out of 100.|
Materials will be provided in the course.
Study Load(Self-directed Learning Outside Course Hours)
|Prepare for each class session to interpret the meaning of technical terms, concepts and so forth by reading introduced materials.|
Notice for Students
Lecture format, etc.
List of hybrid classes employing both face-to-face and remote teaching methods will be posted in the "News" of the homepage of the Graduate School of Law.
*If there are any changes in the teaching methods after the period of course registration, it will be announced on NUCT.
Additional measures for remote class (on-demand class)
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Student discussions will be conducted using the NUCT "Message" function. (If the instructor has added the "Forum" function, the "Forum" can also be used.)
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