SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentGraduate Institute of East Asian Studies MA Program, First Year Graduate Institute of East Asian Studies PhD Program, First Year
Course NameChina's External Relations andGlobal Governance
InstructorLEU GUAN-YI
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
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週次



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課程主題



Topic



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Content and Reading Assignment



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Teaching Activities and Homework



學習投入時間



Student workload expectation



課堂講授



In-class Hours



課程前後



Outside-of-class Hours



1



Course Intorduction



Course Introduction



Introduction and Discussions



3



2



2



China’s Historical and Geographical Legacies/Identity on Foreign Policy Making




  • Nathan, Andrew J. and Andrew Scobell. 2012. China's Search for Security. Columbia University Press, Introduction chapter, and chapter 1.

  • Zhang, Tiejun. 2002. "Chinese Strategic Culture: Traditional and Present Features." Comparative Strategy 21: 73-90.

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



3



China’s Domestic Institutions and Foreign Policy




  • Nathan, Andrew J. and Andrew Scobell. 2012. China's Search for Security. Columbia University Press, Chapter 2.

  • Lai, Hongyi, and Su-Jeong Kang. "Domestic bureaucratic politics and Chinese foreign policy." Journal of Contemporary China 23.86 (2014): 294-313.

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



4



China’s Leadership and Foreign Policy




  • Cheng, Joseph Yu-shek. “ China’s Foreign Policy: Coping with the Challenge of Power” in China’s Foreign Policy: Challenges and Prospects, pp. 1-40

  • Smith, Joseph, “The 19th Party Congress: Ringing in Xi Jinping’s New Age”(2019):https://www.hoover.org/sites/default/files/research/docs/clm55-jf-final.pdf

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



5



Socioeconomic Factors and China’s Foreign Policy Making




  • Deng, Guosheng, and Scott Kennedy. "Big business and industry association lobbying in China: The paradox of contrasting styles." The China Journal 63 (2010): 101-125.

  • Liou, Chih-shian. "Rent-seeking at home, capturing market share abroad: the domestic determinants of the transnationalization of china state construction engineering corporation." World Development 54 (2014): 220-231.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



6



China’s Relations with the US



 



 




  • Nathan, Andrew J. and Andrew Scobell. 2012. China's Search for Security. New York: Columbia University Press, chapter 4.

  • Harry Harding (2015), “Has the US China Policy Failed?” The Washington Quarterly, 38:3 pp. 95–122

  • Allison, Graham. "The thucydides trap." The next great war(2015): 73-80.

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



7



The US-China Trade Disputes




  • Weiss, Jessica Chen, and Amber Wichowsky. "External influence on exchange rates: An empirical investigation of US pressure and the Chinese RMB." Review of International Political Economy 25, no. 5 (2018): 596-623.

  • Layne, Christopher. "The US–Chinese power shift and the end of the Pax Americana." International Affairs 94.1 (2018): 89-111.

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



8



China’s Economic Influence in Its Neighborhood: China’s Policy Towards Japan and the Two Koreas




  • Nathan, Andrew J. and Andrew Scobell. 2012. China's Search for Security (Columbia University Press), Chapter 5

  • Pu, Xiaoyu, “Interdependent Rivals: China’s Economic Statecraft towards Japan” in Li, Mingjiang ed. China's Economic Statecraft: Co-optation, Cooperation And Coercion (World Scientific, 2017).

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



9



Midterm-week



Short review/research topic submission



Assignment Submissions



3



12



10



China’s Economic Influence in Its Neighborhood: China’s Policy towards Southeast Asia and Other Neighboring Countries




  • Jones, Lee, and Jinghan Zeng. "Understanding China’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’: beyond ‘grand strategy’ to a state transformation analysis." Third World Quarterly (2019): 1-28.

  • Kuik, Cheng-Chwee. "How do weaker states hedge? Unpacking ASEAN states’ alignment behavior towards China." Journal of Contemporary China 25, no. 100 (2016): 500-514.

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



11



China’s Role in the East Asian Trade-production Network



 




  • Athukorala, Prema-chandra. "Production networks and trade patterns in East Asia: Regionalization or globalization?." Asian Economic Papers 10, no. 1 (2011): 65-95.




  • Ian Tsung-yen Chen. 2014. “Balance of Payments and Power: Assessing China’s Global and Regional Interdependence Relationship.” International Relations of Asia-Pacific 14(2): 271-111

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



12



China and Global Economic Governance: on the International Trade




  • Nathan, Andrew J. and Andrew Scobell. 2012. China's Search for Security (Columbia University Press), Chapter 10.

  • Kristen Hopewell (2019) US-China conflict in global trade governance: the new politics of agricultural subsidies at the WTO, Review of International Political Economy. 

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



13



China and Global Economic Governance: on Global Financial Structure



 



 




  • Chan, Gerald, “China’s Economic Power and the Global Financial Structure,” in Li, Mingjiang ed. China's Economic Statecraft: Co-optation, Cooperation And Coercion (World Scientific, 2017).

  • Xu, Jiajun, China’s rise as development financer, Implications for international development cooperation, in Li, Mingjiang ed. China's Economic Statecraft: Co-optation, Cooperation And Coercion (World Scientific, 2017)

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



14



China’s Role in International Environmental and Climate Policy




  • Hale, Thomas and Charles Roger, Domestic politics and Chinese participation in transnational climate governance, in Kennedy, Scott ed. Global Governance and China (Routledge 2017)

  • Qi, Ye, Li Ma, Huanbo Zhang, and Huimin Li. "Translating a global issue into local priority: China's local government response to climate change." The Journal of Environment & Development 17, no. 4 (2008): 379-400.

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



3



8~10



15



China’s Search For Energy and Food Security




  • Cheng, Joseph Yu-shek, “A Chinese View of China’s Energy Security,” in China’s Foreign Policy: Challenges and Prospects.

  • Zhang, Hongzhou, and Li Mingjiang, “Hunting for Food: A New Driver in Chinese Foreign Policy,” in Li, Mingjiang ed. China's Economic Statecraft: Co-optation, Cooperation And Coercion (World Scientific, 2017).

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Discussions



 



 



 



 



3



8~10



16



China in the World Economy and International Institutions




  • Nathan, Andrew J. and Andrew Scobell. 2012. China's Search for Security (Columbia University Press), Chapter 11 & 13.

  • Chan, Lai-Ha, Pak K. Lee, and Gerald Chan. "Rethinking global governance: a China model in the making?." Contemporary Politics 14, no. 1 (2008): 3-19.

  • See distributed syllabus in class.



Seminar Dicussions



 



 



3



8~10



17



Presentations



Oral Class Presentations



Presentations and Discussions



3



24~



18



Presentations



Presentations and Papers Submission



Presentations and Dicussions



3



24~



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Attendance and Class Participation (20%)



Class Presentations (20%)



Two Reflection Memos (20%)



A Final Research Paper (40%)


Textbook & Reference
Urls about Course
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