INTR 7017: International Relations of the Asia-Pacific Region (Prof G Shelton)
An overview of the history of international relations in this region since 1945, including the issues surrounding state formation and nation building, the impact of extra-regional actors such as the United States and the former Soviet Union, the rise of the developmental state and the question of democratization. The post-Cold War era; the international political economy and security of East Asia; the foreign and regional policies of Japan; the rise of China and shifting foreign policy concerns in the era of Mao, Deng, and Jiang.
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