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International Politics of East Asia

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Course Number




J. Ko

Course Long Title

International Politics of East Asia

Cross Listed Courses


This course examines the security, political, economic, and cultural relations of East Asia through a range of theoretical perspectives in international relations. The major goal of the course is to understand the character, causes, and consequences of international conflict and cooperation in East Asia. Historical comparisons are drawn between the post-World War II and post-cold war periods. The course also considers foreign policy implications for the United States. Recommended background: PLTC 171.

Modes of Inquiry

Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(PLTC: Political Economy), (PLTC: Security,Conflict,Coop)

INDS Program Relationship

IDAS - ASIA Program

GEC This Course Belongs To


Class Restriction

Exclude First Years