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Course Summary (Syllabus)


    Semester : 2014 Fall
    Code : 60030/2 Credits

1. Objectives/Teaching method

    This course is jointly conducted with Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea and Fudan University in Shanghai, China through Distance Learning (DL).

    This course will examine comparative governance and foreign policies in East Asia. The main objective of this course is to analyze Japan's domestic politics, institutions and legal structures that relates to the foreign policy. This course also covers the comparative perspectives of governance in East Asian countries. It includes the governance and foreign policies of China, Korea, and ASEAN member states.

    Students are required to actively join the Distance Learning class. Students are also required to participate in the joint workshop with Yonsei and Fudan Students. In the Fall semester 2013, there will be the Pilgrim Workshop in Seoul, Korea in November and the Global Governance Symposium in Keio university in December.

2. Materials/Reading List

    To be announced in the first week


    #1 ԸOrientations: Comparative Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy in East Asia

    #2 ԸGovernance in East Asia: Typological Approach

    #3 ԸEast Asian Regionalism Comparative Perspective

    #4 ԸFudan1: China's Rise and International Relations

    #5 ԸKeio1: The Rise of China, Power Shift and

    #6 ԸYonsei1: China, Korea, Japan through Confucian Culture: Family and Lineage.

    #7 ԸFudan2: Taiwans Political System and the Taiwan Issue (By Prof. Wu, Chengqiu)

    #8 ԸYonsei 2: (De-) Familialization Effects of the State Welfare

    #9 ԸKeio 2:Regional institutions for economic and/or political integration

    #10 ԸStudents Presentation

    #11 ԸDevelopment of European security

    #12 ԸUnmanned systems and their applicability

    #13 ԸStudents Presentation 2

    #14 ԸStudents Presentation 3

4. Assignments/Examination/Grad Eval.

    Midterm Report (30%)
    Final Report (40%)
    Class Participation (30%)

5. Special Note

    Students who wish to enroll this course have to be highly eligible for English communication, readings and writings. All students are expected to achive following agendas: 1) Complete both the midterm report (minimum 1200 words) and final report (minimum 2400 words). The midterm report focuses on the critical review of the theorhetical and empirical aspects of regionalism (in East Asia), based on the lectures and readings at the early stage of this course. As for the final report, students are expected to discover own issue areas (of anykind that related to regionalism) to analyze the dynamics of regionalism. Details for these assignments are notified at the class. 2) Make a presentation at December 25 or January 8th class on your subjects which you are going to deal with on your final report. The length of presentation may differ by numbers of students who take this course. If numbers were limited (less than 20 students), you are also expected to be a primary discussant for at least one class.

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7. Conditions to take this course


8. Relation with past courses


9. Course URL

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