This unit offers an introduction to the most important themes and issues in the international relations of China. Students will gain a basic understanding of how the major frameworks of international relations interpret the rise of China as a global power. It will focus on domestic, regional and international politics of China and its relations with the United States, Japan, the Koreas, the ASEAN states, the EU and Africa. The implications for Australian foreign policy of China's rising power and the new international relations will also be examined.
|Unit name||China's Global Power|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Dr Mark Harrison
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- Identify and evaluate different arguments on China’s global power.
- Apply theoretical knowledge and research to analyse empirical cases of China’s growing influence in international relations.
- Communicate coherently in written and/or oral formats drawing upon evidence to support your argument.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HIR303, HSA258, HMA258, HMA358, HSA358
Task 1: Minor essay (10%)
Task 2: Major essay (40%)
Task 3: Tutorial participation (10%)
Task 4: Take-home exam (40%)
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