Politics and Security in the Asia-Pacific (11250.1)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 DR Jonathan PICKERING (Ph: +61 2 62012463 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit introduces students to the most critical political and security issues facing the Asia-Pacific region today, including North Korea's nuclear armament, territorial disputes over the South China Sea, resource scarcity, disease and transnational crime, all of which is contextualised amidst historical legacies, nationalist movements, and the rise of democratic institutions.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify and describe key concepts used in politics and security studies;
2. Apply and compare the main foundational theories in security studies;
3. Analyse and evaluate the major structural changes in the Asia-Pacific and their political ramifications;
4. Examine contemporary security issues and conceptualise these problems in their historical contexts; and
5. Reflect upon their unit experience, including theories, discussions and feedback, and how it relates to the goals set out in their professional portfolio.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2020
- Semester 1, 2019
One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial on-campus per week.
11238 Introduction to International Relations AND must pave passed 24 credit points.
- SCB201 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations
- SCSC02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCAR02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Arts
- SCMG01 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Business
- SCAR01 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Communication and Media
- SCSC03 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- SCAR04 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor of Design