Investigate the power dynamics between China, the USA, Japan, India and Australia's relationships with Asia-Pacific nations. Analyse the prospects of resolving flashpoints such as the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- understand the broad range of security challenges confronting the Asia-Pacific
- understand the changing great power dynamics and the implications for regional stability and security
- identify and understand the reaction of medium and smaller regional powers to the changing security order
- identify and analyse the implications for Australia’s security and defence policy options in a changing Asia
- critically engage with the field of international security through the examination and exploration of texts, concepts and theories relating to the field
- demonstrate higher order critical analytical and integrative thinking on regional security issues
- present sustained and persuasive written arguments cogently and coherently.
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Resources and Links
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
- Assessment 1 (30%)
- Assessment 2 (50%)
- Assessment 3 (20%)