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AIR243 - International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

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Enrolment modes:

(B, G, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:D Hundt
Incompatible with: AIS362, AIP362, AIR343
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit provides students with an introduction to the international politics of the Asia Pacific. It examines: the historical formation of the region, the role played by the Cold War in shaping regional dynamics; US interests and policy in the region; the regional position of China, and the interests and policy of Japan. It also examines Taiwan-China relations, the regional issues surrounding Korean reunification, ASEAN, APEC and economic cooperation, Indonesia's regional role, UN peacekeeping missions in Cambodia and East Timor, the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 and concludes with an overview of contemporary challenges to regional order.

Assessment

ON CAMPUS:


Tutorial participation 20%,
2000 word essay 40%,
Exam 40%

 

OFF CAMPUS:


1000 word essay 20%,
2000 word essay 40%,
Exam 40%

 

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2192$2359

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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