SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentInternational Master's Program in Asia-Pacific Studies, First Year
Course NameAsia-Pacific Regional Development
InstructorLEE CHYUNG LY
Credit3.0
Course TypeSelectively
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週次 Week 課程主題 Course Theme 課程內容與指定閱讀 Content and Reading Assignment 教學活動與作業 Activity and Homework 學習投入時數 Estimated time devoted to coursework per week
課堂講授 Lecture Hours 課程前後 Preparation Time

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Course Introduction





In: Syllabus Aft: readings of 9/18





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Defining Regional Study:
1. George Peter Murdock, “The Conceptual Basis of Area Research”, World Politics, Vol. 2, No. 4 (July 1950), pp. 571-578.
2. Rick Fawn, 2009, “Regions and Their Study: where from, what for and where to?” Review of International Studies, 35, pp.5-34





In: Lecture on 9/18 readings;

Aft: readings of 9/25





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Defining Regional Study:
1. Raimo Vayrynen, “Regionalism: Old and New,” International Studies Review, vol. 5, no. 1 (March 2003), pp. 25-29; pp. 39-45
2. Katzenstein, Peter J. 2014. "Regionalism in Comparative Perspective",ARENA Working Papers WP 96/1





In: Lecture on 9/25 readings;

Aft: readings of 10/2





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Asia-Pacific as a Region:
1. Camilleri, Joseph A. 2003. "Asia Pacific As Region", in Regionalism in the New Asia-Pacific Order: The Political Economy of the Asia-Pacific Region, Volume II (UK: Edward Elgar, 2003) pp. 28-54.
2. Amitav Acharya, 2010. "Asia Is Not One", The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 69, No. 4 (November 2010), pp. 1001-1013.





In: Lecture & student-led discussion (1) on 10/2 readings;

Aft: readings of 10/16;





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No Class





Prepare 1st article





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Asia-Pacific Political Economy
1. Terutomo Ozawa, “Pax Americana-Led Catch-Up, Flying-Geese Styles: Regionalized Endogenous Growth in East Asia”, Asian Economic Cooperation in the New Millennium: China’s Economic Presence, edited by Calla Wiemer and Heping Cao, (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2004, pp. 153-174.
2. Shigehisa Kasahara, “The Asian Developmental State and the Flying Geese Paradigm,” UNCTAD/OSG/DP/2013/3 [skip part VI]
3. Mitchell Bernard and John Ravenhill, “Beyond Product Cycles and Flying Geese: regionalization, Hierarchy, and the Industrialization of East Asia”, World Politics 47 (January 1995), 171-209.





1st article due;

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lecture & student-led discussion (2) on 10/16 readings;

Aft: readings of 10/23





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Economic Regionalization in the Asia-Pacific
1. T. J. Pempel, "Emerging Webs of Regional Connectedness", in T. J. Pempel, ed. Remapping East Asia: the Construction of Region (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005), pp. 1-30
2. Dennis Tachiki, "Between Foreign Direct Investment and Regionalism: The Role of Japanese Production Networks" in in T. J. Pempel, ed. Remapping East Asia: the Construction of Region (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005), pp. 149-169.
3. Walter Hatch and Kozo Yamamura, Asia In Japan's Embrace (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), Chapter 2, pp. 20-42,





(3) on 10/23 readings;

Aft: readings of 10/30;





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Regional Economic Governance: ADB, APEC, RTA
1. Viktor Jakupec & Max Kelly, “The Relevance of Asian Development Bank: Existing in the Shadow of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank”, Journal of Regional Soio-Economic Issue, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Sep. 2015, pp. 31- 46.
2. John McKay, “APEC: Successes, Weaknesses, and Future Prospects,” Southeast Asian Affairs 2002, pp. 42-53.
3. Yong-Shik Lee, “The Eagle Meets the Dragon: Two Superpowers, Two Mega RTAs, and So Many in Between: Reflections on TPP and RCEP”, Journal of World Trade, vol. 50, issue 3, 2016, pp. 475-496





In:
Lecture & student-led discussion (4) on 10/30 readings;

Aft: readings of 11/6; prepare 2nd article





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China’s Economic Statecrafts (OBOR, AIIB)
1. Zhang Yunling, “One Belt, One Road: A Chinese View,” Global Asia, vol. 10, no. 3, Fall 2015.
2. John Wong, 2013, "A China-Centric Economic Order in East Asia", Asia Pacific Business Review, Vol. 19, No.2, 286-296.
3. John Lee, "China's Economic Leverage in Southeast Asia" Journal of East Asian Affairs, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2015, 1-21





2nd article due;

In: lecture & student-led discussion (5) on 11/6 readings

Aft: preparing 1st in-class exam;





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1st in-class exam.





Aft: 11/20 readings





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Geo-strategic and security issues
1. Nick Bisley, “ Securing the Anchor of Regional Stability? The Transformation of the U.S.-Japan Alliance and East Asian Security,” Contemporary Southeast Asia Vol. 30, No. 1, 2008, pp. 73-98.
2. Prashanth Parameswaran, “Explaining US Strategic Partnership in the Asia-Pacific Region: Origins, Developments, and Prospects,” Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2014), pp. 262-89.
3. Suisheng Zhao, “Delicate Balance of Power in the Asia-Pacific: The Obama Administration’s Strategic Rebalance and the Transformation of US-China Relationship,” Economic and Political Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2 July 2013, 109-133.





Aft: 11/27 readings





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Northeast Security Issues
1. Elena Atanaassova-Corelis, et. “Pride and Prejudice: Maritime Disputes in Northeast Asia”, ISSUE Report no. 23, March 2015, (EU Institute of Security Studies) pp. 7-38.
2. Malcolm Cook, “Northeast Asia’s Turbulent Triangle: Korea-China-Japan Relations”, Lowy Institute for International Policy, Jan. 2014
3. International Crisis Group, “North Korea: Beyond the Six-Party Talks,” Asia Report No. 269, (June 16, 2015)





In:
lecture & student-led discussion (7) on 11/27 readings

Aft: 12/4 readings





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Southeast Asia Security Issues
1. Marvin C. Ott, “Southeast Asian Security Challenges: America’s Response?” Strategic Forum, No. 222, October 2006.
2. Chris Rahman and Martin Tsamenyi, “A Strategic Perspective on Security and Naval Issues in the South China Sea,” Ocean Development & International Law, 41: 315-333, 2010.
3. Christopher Jasparro and Jonathan Taylor. 2008. “Climate Change and Regional Vulnerability to Transnational Security Threats in Southeast Asia,” Geopolitics, 12: 232-256.





In:
Lecture & student-led discussion (8) on 12/4 readings

Aft: 12/11 readings; preparing 3rd article





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Regional Security Governance
1. Noel M. Morada (2010), “The ASEAN Regional Forum: Origins and Evolution,” in Jurgen Haccke and Noel M. Morada eds. Cooperative Security in the Asia-Pacific: The ASEAN Regional Forum (London: Routledge, 2010), pp. 13 – 35.
2. See Seng Tan, “Talking Their Walk? The Evolution of Defense Regionalism in Southeast Asia,” Asian Security, 8:3, 232-250, 2012.
3. Evelyn Goh, “ASEAN-led Multilateralism and Regional Order: The Great Power Bargain Deficit,” (May, 23 2014)





3rd Article Due

In:
Lecture & student-led discussion (9) on 12/11 readings;

Aft: 12/18 readings





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Taiwan in Asia-Pacific
1. Jiann-Chyuan Wang, “The Strategies Adopted by Taiwan in Response to the Global Financial Crisis and Taiwan’s Role in Asia-Pacific Economic Integration,” Japan and the World Economy 22 (2010): 254-263.
2. Vincent Wei-cheng Wang, “The U.S. Asia Rebalancing and the Taiwan Strait Rapprochement,” Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, 59(3) (Summer 2015): 361-379.
3. Chyungly Lee, “Taiwan’s Participation in Asia-Pacific Regional Processes,” (2010)





In:
Lecture & Student-led discussion (10) on 12/18 readings

Aft: prepare 2nd in-class exam.






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2nd In-class exam.





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New Year Day, no class





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Exam questions





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Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading


  1. Class Participation: 15% (including attendance, reading discussions and news sharing)




  2. Leading Discussion in Class: 15% (Each student will be asked to lead at least one class discussion. He (or she) is expected to summarize reading assignments and then lead the discussion.)




  3. 2 In-Class Exams: 40%




  4. 3 short articles (400-600 words): 30%




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