SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentInternational Doctor Program in Asia-Pacific Studies, First Year International Doctor Program in Asia-Pacific Studies, Second Year
Course NameIdeas and Policy
InstructorWU DER-YUAN
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

 






















































































































週次



課程內容與指定閱讀



教學活動與課前、課後作業



學生學習投入時間



(含課堂教學時數)



1



Introduction



Lecture; getting course readings



4



2



Setting the context I: Ideas vs Interests in Policy studies



Lichbach and Seligman 2000 ch1-2; March and Olsen 1989 ch1; Stone 2012 ch1



Lecture and discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



3



Setting the Context II: Rationalist vs Constructivist



Ruggie 1998 Introduction; Keohane 1989 ch7; Krasner 1988



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



4



Ideational approach and Institutionalism



Goldstein and Keohane 1993; Mahta 2011; Campbell 1998; Schmidt 2008



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



6



Ideas and Asian regionalism



Acharya 2009 ch2-4; Ba 2009 ch 3,5,7; Stubbs and Mustapha 2014



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



7



Ideas and Foreign Policy Cases Analyses I



Beech 2011; Ipek 2015; Glaser 2006; March 2012



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



8



Ideas and Foreign Policy Cases Analyses II



Eriksson and Norman 2011; Tsyqankov 2007; Bratberg 2011; Stein 2011



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



9



Ideas and Foreign Policy Cases Analyses III



Kratochvil 2006; Thorun 2009 ch3; Goldstein and Keohane ch3-8; Wu 2001 ch3-6



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



10



Ideas and Public Policy Process: Problem and Agenda setting



Best 1989; Rohefort and Cobb 1994 ch1; Kingdon 2011 ch 5-9



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



11



Policy Argumentation, Paradigms and Discourse Coalitions



Hajer 1993; Hall 1993; Howlett 1994;



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



12



Policy Frames, Change and Knowledge Regimes



Hawkeswoth 2012; Wincott 2011; Campbell and Pedersen 2011



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



13



Epistemic Communities and Transnational Advocacy Networks



Haas 1992; Keck and Sikkink 1998 ch2-4



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 author



9



14



Public Policy and Contentious Values I



Stone 2012 Part 2,3



Lecture, presentation, discussions; pre-class: reading at least 1 chapter



9



15



Public Policy and Contentious Values II;



Stone 2012 Part 4



Lecture, presentation and discussions



9



16



Student presentations



Presentation and discussions



6



17



Student presentations



Presentation and discussions



6



18



Student presentations



Presentation and discussions



6



 




 



 



 


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Subject to availability; To be recruited from doctoral students (Year 2 or above preferred);



Help administer class meetings, prepare class materials, coordinate and practice, facility operation 


Requirement/Grading

1.     In-class participations: 25%



2.     Two (One for MA students) reading summary/critical reports and presentations: 25% (Due by 7am of the presenting day, Late Penalty: 1 deducted from total per day)



3.     Final paper: 50% (written paper (15-20 pages)40%+outline presentation 10%)



Due on Jan. 9, 2020. (Late paper marked down 1 of total grade per day late)


Textbook & Reference

Lichbach, Mark I. and Adam B. Seligman, 2000 Market and Community 



March, James G. and Johan P. Olsen, 1989 Rediscovering Institutions 



Stone, Deborah 2012 Policy Paradox 



Orren, Gary R. 1988“Beyond Self-Interest” in Robert B. Reich ed. The Power of Public Ideas



Ruggie, J.G., 1998 Constructing the World Polity 



Keohane, Robert O. 1989, International Institutions and State Power,



Krasner, Stephen D. 1988“Sovereignty: an Institutional Perspective”, Comparative Political Studies, April 1988, 21 (1): 66-94



Goldstein, J. and R.O. Keohane, 1993“Ideas and Foreign Policy: An Analytical Framework” in J. Goldstein and R.O.Keohane eds. Ideas and Foreign Policy 



Mehta, Jal 2011“The Varied Roles of Ideas in Politics: From `Whether’ to `How’” in Daniel Beland and Robert H. Cox eds. Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research 



Campbell, John L. 1998 “Institutional Analysis and the Role of Ideas in Political Economy” Theory and Society 27: 377-409



Schmidt, V.A. 2008 “Discursive Institutionalism: The Explanatory Power of Ideas and Discourse”. Annual Review of Political Science 11: 303-26



Acharya, Amitav 2009 Whose Ideas Matter? Agency and Power in Asian Regionalism



Ba, Alice D.2009 (Re)Negotiating East and Southeast Asia



Stubbs, Richard and Jennifer Mustapha, 2014 “Ideas and Institutionalization in Asia” in Pekkanen, Ravenhill and Foot eds. Oxford Handbook of the International Relations of Asia



Beech, Matt “British Conservatism and Foreign Policy: Traditions and Ideas Shaping Cameron’s Global View” British Journal of Politics & International Relations, 2011, 13 (3)



Ipek, Pinar “Ideas and Change in Foreign Policy Instruments: Soft Power and the Case of the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency” Foreign Policy Analysis, 2015, 11 (2)



Glaser, Bonnie et al, “The Changing Ecology of Foreign Policy-Making in China: Ascension and Demise of the Theory of `Peaceful Rise’” The China Quarterly, 2006, Vol. 190



March, Luke “Nationalism for Export? The Domestic and Foreign Policy Implications of the `New Russia’ Idea” Europe-Asia Studies, 2012, 64 (3)



Eriksson, Johan and Norman, Ludvig “Political Utilization of Scholarly Ideas: the `Clash of Civilizations’ vs `Soft Power’ in US Foreign Policy” Review of International Studies, 2011, 37 (1)



Tsyqankov, Andrei P. “Finding a Civilizational Idea: `West’, `Eurasia’ and `Euro-East’ in Russia’s Foreign Policy”, Geopolitics. 2007, 12 (3)



Bratberg, Oivind “Ideas, Tradition and Norm Entrepreneurs: Retracing Guiding Principles of Foreign Policy in Blair and Chirac’s Speeches on Iraq” Review of International Studies, 2011, 37 (1)



Stein, Ewan “The `Camp David Consensus’: Ideas, Intellectuals and the Division of Labor in Egypt’s Foreign Policy toward Israel” International Studies Quarterly, 2011, 55 (3)



Kratochvil, Petr et al “Foreign Policy, Rhetorical Action and the Ideas of Otherness: the Czech Republic and Russia” Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 2006, 39 (4)



Thorun, Christian 2009 Explaining Change in Russian Foreign Policy



Wu, Der-yuan 2001“Institutional Development and Adaptability: Canada, Taiwan and the Social Construction of `One China’” 



Best, Joel ed. 1989 Images of Issues



Rochefort, David and Roger W. Cobb eds. 1994 The Politics of Problem Definition 



Kingdon, John 2011 Agendas, Alternatives and Public Policies



Hajer, M. A.  1993“Discourse Coalitions and the Institutionalization of Practice: the Case of Acid Rain in Great Britain” in F.Fischer and J. Forester eds. The Argumentative Turn in Policy Analysis and Planning. 



Hall, Peter A. 1993 “Policy Paradigms, Social Learning and the State: the Case of Economic Policymaking in Britain” Comparative Politics 25: 175-96.



Howett, Michael 1994 “Policy Paradigms and Policy Change: Lessons from the Old and New Canadian Policies towards Aboriginal Peoples.” Policy Studies Journal 22 (4): 631-49.



Wincott, Daniel 2011“Ideas, Policy Change and the Welfare State” in Daniel Beland and Robert H. Cox eds. Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research



Campbell, John L. and Ove K. Pedersen 2011“Knowledge Regimes and Comparative Political Economy” in Daniel Beland and Robert H. Cox eds. Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research 



Haas, Peter 1992 “Introduction: Epistemic Communities and International Policy Coordination,” International Organization 46: 1 (Winter): 1-35



Keck, Margaret E. and Kathryn Sikkink 1998 Activists beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics. 


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