SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentProgram(master level) Program(undergraduate level)
Course NameGlobal Governance and Transformation of Asian Political Economy
InstructorLEE MING
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

9/9 Week 1 General Introduction (All)



9/16 Week 2 Introduction of Global Governance (Prof. Fu Kuo Liu)



9/23 Week 3 Global Governance and China (1) (Prof. I Yuan)



Scott Kastner, et al. eds., China’s Strategic Multilateralism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), chapters 1-3.



Scott Kennedy, ed., Global Governance and China (New York: Routledge, 2018), Introduction.



He Ya-fei, China’s Historical Choice in Global Governance (New York: Routledge, 2018), chapters 1-4.



 



9/30 Week 4 Global Governance and China (2) (Prof. I Yuan)



Scott Kennedy, ed., Global Governance and China (New York: Routledge, 2018), chapters 1-6.



Scott Kastner, et al. eds., China’s Strategic Multilateralism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), chapters 6-7.



He Ya-fei, China’s Historical Choice in Global Governance (New York: Routledge, 2018), chapters 6-8.



 



10/7 Week 5: Global Governance in Northeast Asia (Prof. Ming Lee)



Kishore Mahbubani, The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World. New York: Public Affairs, 2013.



Richard Haass, A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order. New York: The Penguin Press, 2017.



 



10/14 Week 6: Global Governance in Japan (politics) (Prof. Ming Lee)



Jeff Kingston, Japan in transformation: 1945-2010. London and New York, 2011. Chapter 3: “Postwar Politics,” pp. 19-30; Chapter 5: “Japan and Asia: Past and Present,” pp. 40-50.



Jeff Kingston, Contemporary Japan: History, Politics, and Social Change since the 1980s. Part III: “Politics and Consequences,” (including “Contemporary Politics, Security and the Peace Constitution, Environmental Issues, Immigration, War Memory and Responsibility”), pp. 101-205.



 



10/21 Week 7: Global Governance in Japan (economy) (Prof. Ming Lee)



Louis d. Hayes, Introduction to Japanese Politics. New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2009. Chapter 9: “The Economy,” pp. 157-182;



Jeff Kingston, Japan in transition: 1945-2010. Chapter 4: “The Economic Miracle,” pp. 31-39;



Elise K. Tipton, Modern Japan: A Social and Political History. London and New York; Routledge, 2016. Chapter 10: “The Economic Miracle and Its Underside,” pp. 189-212; Chapter 11: “The Rich Country,” pp. 213-232; Chapter 12: “The Lost Decade{s},” pp. 233-255.



 



10/28 Week 8: Global Governance in Korea (politics) (Prof. Ming Lee)



Uk Heo & Terence Roehrig, South Korea since 1980. Chapter 1: “Politics, Economics, and Foreign Relations before 1908,” pp. 1-27; Chapter 2: “From Dictatorship to Democracy,” pp. 28-50.



Stephen Haggard and Chung-in Moon, “The State, Politics, and Economic Development in Postwar South Korea,” in Hagen Koo, ed., State and Society in Contemporary Korea. (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1993), pp. 51-93.



 



11/4 Week 9: Global Governance in Korea (economy) (Prof. Ming Lee)



Uk Heo & Terence Roehrig, South Korea since 1980. Chapter 4: “Economic Development and Financial Crisis,” pp. 78-103; Chapter 5: “Economic Reform and the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement,” pp. 104-128.



Michael Breen, The New Koreans: The Business, History and People of South Korea, London: Penguin Radom House, 2017. Chapter 17: “The Chaebol Problem,” pp. 223-240; Chapter 18: “Work, Work, Work,’ pp. 241-259.



 



11/11 Week 10: Global Governance of South Asia: India (Professor To-hai Liou)



Nirvikar Jassal, Pradeep Chhibber, “India in 2018: Crises of Institutional Legitimacy and Gender, Asian Survey, Vol. 59 No. 1, (January/February 2019) ; pp. 85-97.



Harsh V. Pant, Ketan Mehta, “India in Chabahar: A Regional Imperative, Asian Survey, Vol. 58 No. 4, (July/August 2018) ; pp. 660-678.



 



11/18 Week 11: Global Governance in South Asia: India (Professor To-hai Liou)



Biswajit Nag and Debashis Charaborty, “India’s approach to Asian Economic Integration,” Taiwanese Journal of WTO Studies, Vol.V, 2006, pp. 67-127.



David Brewster, India's Developing Relationship with South Korea: A Useful Friend in East Asia,” Asian Survey, March/April 2010, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 402-425.



 



11/25 Week 12: Global Governance in Southeast Asia: Indonesia (Professor To-hai Liou)



Geoffrey C. Gunn, “Indonesia in 2018: Bread and Circuses on the Campaign Trail,Asian Survey, Vol. 59 No. 1, (January/February 2019) ; pp. 156-163



 



12/2 Week 13: Global Governance in Southeast Asia: Vietnam (Professor To-hai Liou)



Jonathan London, “Vietnam in 2018: Consolidating Market Leninism,Asian Survey, Vol. 59 No. 1, (January/February 2019) ; pp. 140-146.



Vo Tri Thanh, “Vietnam's Perspectives on Regional Economic Integration,” Journal of Southeast Asian EconomiesVol. 32, Iss. 1, (Apr 2015): 106-124.



 



12/9 Week 14: Global Governance in South Pacific: Australia (Professor To-hai Liou)



Nick Bisley, Benjamin Schreer, “Australia and the Rules-Based Order in Asia: Of Principles and Pragmatism, Asian Survey, Vol. 58 No. 2, March/April 2018; pp. 302-319.



Hugh White, “Power shift: rethinking Australia's place in the Asian century,” Australian Journal of International Affairs, Volume 65, No. 1, Jan 2011; pp. 81-93.



To-hai Liou, “The Evolution of Australia-South Korea FTA Negotiations,” The Journal of International Relations, No. XXXXII,  2016, pp. 65-92.



To-hai Liou, “A Comparative Study of Australia-Taiwan Relations and Australia-South Korea Relations since the 1990s,” Journal of East Asian Affairs, Spring/Summer 2002, pp.172-191.



12/16 Week 15: Conclusion (Prof. Fu Kuo Liu)



12/23 Week 16: oral presentation (All)



12/30 Week 17: oral presentation (All)



1/6 Week 18: oral presentation (All)


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

No teaching assistants will be necessary for this lectures or discussions.


Requirement/Grading

My own portion of offering lectures and leading discussion will last for 5 weeks, and cover Japan and Korea's experiences.



I will encounter with the students from "Week 5" of the upcoming semester.



It is mandatory for students to study the reading materials on weekly basis, and participate discussions.  Each students will have to hand in a short paper ranging from 5 to 7 pages, double-spaced, paper within 2 weeks after my sessions be finished.  Then the students' grades will be decided jointly by the professors.   


Textbook & Reference

Books and articles we need during the classes, please take reference of the above-mentioned weekly procedures.


Urls about Course
During the classes, we may use some updated articles published by important periodicals.
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