AIR243 - International Relations of the Asia-Pacific
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Unit chair:||D Hundt|
|Incompatible with:||AIS362, AIP362, AIR343|
Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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.
Essay 3000 words 60%
Online exam (short answer and multiple choice) 20%
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All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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