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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Law Law Day Program
Lecture Code F2017124 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 世界政治とアジア
Subject Name
(Katakana)
セカイセイジトアジア
Subject Name in
English
International Politics and Asia
Instructor YOSHIDA OSAMU
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヨシダ オサム
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Weds7-8:LAW/ECO B155
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 24 : Political Science
Eligible Students All students at the 3rd semester and over
Keywords International Politics, International Economy, Asia and International Relations 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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Class Objectives
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This is an attempt to re-interpret the changes in international relations from non-Western perspectives that determined the development of contemporary politics in Asia.  In more concrete terms, how the decisions made by the United States and other developed countries that formed the global society after the end of the WWII were seen and responded by those political entities in Asia and other developing parts of the world will be examined. 
Class Schedule lesson1: The significance of viewing Asia and the World Politics
lesson2: How was the fate of the dependent world decided: The meaning of the WWII
lesson3: How was the flow of financial resources to the developing world interrupted: Creation of the Bretton Woods Regime I
lesson4: How was the flow of financial resources to the developing world interrupted: Creation of the Bretton Woods Regime II
lesson5: Endeavors to keep colonies and pressures to open up them: What Yalta brought?
lesson6: Making of the United Nations and the status of the developing countries
lesson7: Beginning of isolating developing countries: Years of post-WWII re-settlement
lesson8: Completing the isolation process of developing countries: The path to the Cold War
lesson9: Prices for the freedom for the emerging states in Asia: Western world and their ways of dissolving the colonial system
lesson10: Reconstructed Western world until the Nixon shocks: Why did Asia attract global attentions once again?
lesson11: Carter's Grand Design and his selection of developing countries
lesson12: Reaganomics and the New Cold War, a change that brought economic upsurge in Asian NIES
lesson13: Post-Cold War world
lesson14: Experiment of multilateralism and its failure
lesson15: Unilateralist world and the future

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