Faculty of Arts


International Relations: Asia-Pacific

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for POLITICS 226.


This course examines the changing international relations in the Asia-Pacific. It consists of five major parts. Part I is an introduction to the history of Asia-Pacific. Part II examines great powers in the region, including China, Japan, Russia and the United States. Part III looks at smaller players, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. Part IV investigates regional cooperation whereas Part V discusses some challenging issues in the region, such as the rise of China, the South China Sea disputes, the North Korea issue and the Taiwan issue.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Lecturer(s)  Corey Wallace


Coursework + exam


POLITICS 226: 15.0 points


Any 30 points at Stage I in Political Studies

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