SemesterFall Semester, 2017
DepartmentIntegrated Curriculum by Dept. of Diplomacy
Course NameInternational Relations
InstructorSU CHO-HSIN
Course TypeRequired
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule
Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Prepare the equipments and reading materials for class, help organize guest lecture, class communication, grades registration.


Class participation 20%

Midterm exam 40%

Final group presentation 40%

Textbook & Reference

Blanton, S. L. and Kegley, C. W. (2016) World Politics: Trend & Transformation, 2016-2017, 16th edition, Cengage Learning.

Wallace, H., Pollack, Mark A. and Young, Alasdair R. (eds) (2015) Policy-making in the European Union, 7th edition, Oxford University Press.

Sterling-Folker, J. (2015) 'All Hail to the Chief: Liberal IR Theory in the New World Order', International Studies Perspectives, 16: 40-49.

Ikenberry, J. G. (2014) ‘The Illusion of Geopolitics: The Enduring Power of the Liberal Order’, Foreign Affairs,

Morrow, J. D. (2014) Order within Anarchy: The Laws of War as an International Institution, Cambridge University Press.

Combs, C. (2013) Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century, 7th ed., Pearson.

Ruggie, J. (2013) Just Business: Multinational Corporations and Human Rights, W. W. Norton.

Choucri, Nazli (2012) Cyberpolitics in International Relations, MIT Press.

Denemark, R. et al. (eds.) (2010) The International Studies Compendium Project, Wiley-Blackwell.

Mintz, A. and DeRouen, K. (2010) Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making, Cambridge University Press.

Milner, H. V. and Moravcsik, A. (2009) Power, Interdependence, and Nonstate Actors in World Politics, Princeton University Press.

Kant, I. (2006) Toward Perpetual Peace and Other Writings on Politics, Peace, and History, Kleingeld, P. (eds.), Yale University Press.

Katznelson, I. and Weingast, B. R. (ed.) (2005) Preferences and Situations: Points of Intersection between Historical and Rational Choice Institutionalism, Russell Sage Foundation.  

Pierson, P. (2004) Politics in Time: History, Institutions and Social Analysis, Princeton University press.

Habermas, J. (2001) The Postnational Constellation. Political Essays, Pensky, M. (trans.), The MIT Press.

Waltz, K. (2001) Man, the State, and War, Columbia University Press.

Wendt, A. (1999) Social Theory of International Politics, Cambridge University Press.

Machiavelli, N. (1977) The Prince, Adams, R. (eds.), W. W. Norton & Company.

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