Units of Study
GOVT6121 - Northeast Asian Politics
Semester 1, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Nina Silove
Phone: +61 2 9114 2608
This unit explores the strategic relationship between the great powers in Northeast Asia, potential arenas of conflict, China and India's rise, Sino-Japanese tensions, North Korea as a potential nuclear weapon's state, inter-Korean relations and the US alliance system. Are we seeing the beginnings of a new security dilemma as Asia's rising powers extend their political and economic influence upsetting the established order? Will they challenge US strategic pre-eminence in the region ushering in a new age of super power competition, or can the region work together towards common security objectives?
1x4000wd essay (50%), 1x2hr exam (40%), tutorial participation (10%)
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