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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences International Peace and Co-existence Program
Lecture Code WMG01401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name International Politics I
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
International Politics I
Instructor YOSHIDA OSAMU
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヨシダ オサム
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Thur1-4:IDEC 405
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, presentation and discussion 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Political Science
Eligible Students All graduate students
Keywords Post-WWII World, Asia, Democracy, Economic Order 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
     Making of the global world political order and its development will be analyzed in which the relationship with political orders of the regional worlds in Asia will be duly considered.  Each participant is expected to give presentations about the reference materials relating to the subject once or twice in a whole period of the lecture.  Part of the second half of the day's class will be for the presentation and discussions thereafter by participants.
     Through these lectures, presentations and discussions the capacity to analyze the trend of the world politics and the direction of the politics of developing regions in it are aimed at. 
Class Schedule 1st class Introduction
2nd class Nation and State
3rd class Modern State System, Imperialism and the World Wars 1
4th class Modern State System, Imperialism and the World Wars 2
5th class Making of the Post-WWII Order 1
6th class Making of the Post-WWII Order 2
7th class Economic Multipolarity and Post-war Order in Crisis 1
8th class Economic Multipolarity and Post-war Order in Crisis 2
9th class 'New International Economic Order' 1
10th class 'New International Economic Order' 2
11th class Collapse of the Cold War Regime and a New World Order 1
12th class Collapse of the Cold War Regime and a New World Order 2
13th class International Politics and Domestic Politics: Center-Subregion Relations
14th class International Politics and Domestic Politics: Roles of the Autonomous Government
15th class Wrapping up

Each participant is expected to give presentations about the reference materials relating to the subject once or twice in a whole period of the lecture. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Bacevich, Andrew J., American Empire: The Realities and Consequences, Harvard University Press, 2002.
Fawcett, Louise and Andrew Hurrell(eds.), Regionalism in World Politics: Regional Organization and International Order, OUP, 1995.
Frieden, Jeffry A., Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century, W. W. Norton, 2007.
Gaddis, John Lewis, We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History, OUP, 1997.
Hippler, Jochen(ed.), The Democratisation of Disempowerment: The Problem of Democracy in the Third World, London. 1995.
Neher, Clark D. and Ross Marlay, Democracy and Development in Southeast Asia: The Winds of Change, Westview Press, 1995.
Rupesinghe, Kumar and Khawar Mumtaz(eds.), Internal Conflict in South Asia, PRIO,1996.
Woods, Ngaire(ed.), Explaining International Relations since 1945, OUP, 1996.

     A Handout summarizing each day's lecture will be provided.
 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
From May 7  this class will be started using remote lecturing systems of Bb9 and Microsoft Teams. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Students are expected to learn more from the materials referred to in each lesson. 
Requirements Only those who register themselves for 'International Politics II' can take this subject.  English will be used as the main medium and Japanese will be for supplementary purpose only. 
Grading Method Evaluation will be made mainly on each participant's performance on his/her presentation and on his/her participation in the discussions. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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