Australia and the Asia-Pacific Century
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- 24 Jul 2023
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On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to
- Convey an understanding of the major debates and contemporary issues raised by the study of East Asia’s economic and political transformation
- Analyse the diverse impacts of domestic political changes and global economic integration on the state’s governing role throughout the region
- Critically evaluate the state’s role in the industrial development and global rise of East Asia
- Impart an ideational, institutional, political, and geo-political framework of analysis to explain regional change and continuity
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:one of
- MAQ-POIX2010-Contemporary Issues in Australian Politics: Race, Nation, Class and Gender
- MAQ-MHIX2001-A History of Human Rights (No longer available)
NCCW (pre-2020 units) POL380, POL382, POL389, POIR260 Pre-requisite 130cp at 1000 level or above OR (20cp in HIST or MHIS or POL or POIR or MHIX or POIX units at 2000 level)
No additional requirements
This subject examines the forces, which have shaped the economic, political and social transformation of East Asia, which is of critical importance to Australia's economic prosperity and security. The unit focuses on the growth of East Asia’s economies, democratic transitions, deepening integration of the region in the world economy, and the geopolitical dynamics of the region in the past to the present.
- Provide an analysis on a topic (20%)
- Participatory task (10%)
- Essay (45%)
- Quiz (25%)
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