Australia's Relations with the Asia Pacific
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of: Australia's changing political, strategic and economic relations with the Asia Pacific region, and bilateral relations with particular states in the region; the way in which Australia's relations with the Asia Pacific have been shaped by such factors as strategic concerns, internal political considerations, ethnocentrism, stereotypical images, and racist sentiment; and changes in Australian policies on immigration;
- use key concepts in political and international studies to analyse Australia's relations with the Asia Pacific and bilateral relations with specific states in the region;
- reflect upon, and critically analyse, Australia's changing relations with the Asia Pacific, and competing interpretations of these changing relations;
- independently develop, through synthesising and evaluating evidence from a range of sources, coherent arguments about Australia's relations with the Asia Pacific and communicate these in a clear manner; and
- display well-developed research, analytical and written communication skills through the planning and execution of written work in which they examine Australian foreign policy in the Asia Pacific.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
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This subject examines Australia's changing relations with the Asia Pacific after World War II, in particular Australia’s engagement with the region in the post-Cold War era. It focuses on Australian foreign policy responses to the key regional issues, such as political and economic relations, foreign aid, trade, immigration, terrorism and climate change. In doing so, you will develop knowledge and critical thinking skills regarding Australian foreign policy in the Asia Pacific.
Assessment 1 Quiz: 1000 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-2 Assessment 2 Quiz: 1500 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Assessment 3 Essay: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5