SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentSophomore Class of BA Program in Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures
Course NameInternational Relations in Southeast Asia
InstructorVINSENSIO MARSELINO DUGIS
Credit3.0
Course TypeSelectively
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Week 1. Introduction



Course content & class rules



 



Required Readings:



Course syllabus



 



 



Week 2. Southeast Asia at a glance



What and why of Southeast Asia?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 1].



02 - Ba, Alice D., Beeson, Mark (2017) "The Continuing Evolution of Southeast Asia" in Ba, Alice D., Beeson, Mark (eds.), Contemporary Southeast Asia, The Politics of Change, Contestation, and Adaptation, 3rd ed., Red Glob Press [Chapter 1].



03 - Noble, Allen G (1996) "The Physical Environment" in Dutt, Ashok K. (ed.), Southeast Asia: A Ten Nation Region, Kluwer Academic Publishers [Chapter 2].



04 - Andaya, Barbara Watson & Andaya, Leonard Y. (2015) A History of Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1400-1800, Cambridge University Press [Chapter 1].



 



 



Week 3. The early history of Southeast Asia



How has the early history of Southeast Asia contributed to its contemporary situation?



 



Required Readings



01 - Cribb, Robert (2017) "Southeast Asia: Historical Context" in Ba, Alice D., Beeson, Mark (eds.), Contemporary Southeast Asia, The Politics of Change, Contestation, and Adaptation, 3rd ed., Red Glob Press [Chapter 2].



02 - Hall, Kenneth R. (2011) A History of Early Southeast Asia, Rowman & Littlefield.



03 - Andaya, Barbara Watson & Andaya, Leonard Y. (2015) A History of Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1400-1800, Cambridge University Press [Chapter 2 & 3].



 



 



Week 4. Western colonialism in Southeast Asia



What are the legacies of Western colonialism in Southeast Asia?



To what extent these legacies have shaped contemporary Southeast Asia?



 



Required Readings



01 - Tarling, Nicholas (2001) Imperialism in Southeast Asia, Routledge.



02 - Booth, Anne E. (2007) Colonial Legacies, University of Hawai'i Press.



03 - Andaya, Barbara Watson & Andaya, Leonard Y. (2015) A History of Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1400-1800, Cambridge University Press [Chapter 4 - 7].



 



 



Week 5 & 6. Southeast Asia during the Cold War



Why and how was Southeast Asia becoming a theatre of Cold War?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 3].



02 - Ang, Chen Guan (2018) Southeast Asia's Cold War, An Interpretative History, University of Hawai'i Press.



03 - Lau, Albert (ed.), Southeast Asia and the Cold War, Routledge.



 



 



Week 7 & 8. External international actors in Southeast Asia



Who and what are the reasons for the presence of external international actors in Southeast Asia?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 2].



02 - Ba, Alice D., Kuik, Cheng-Chwee (2017) "Southeast Asia and China: Engagement and Constrainment" in Ba, Alice D., Beeson, Mark (eds.), Contemporary Southeast Asia, The Politics of Change, Contestation, and Adaptation, 3rd ed., Red Glob Press [Chapter 14].



03 - Yoshimatsu, Hidetaka (2017) "Japan and Southeast Asia" in Ba, Alice D., Beeson, Mark (eds.), Contemporary Southeast Asia, The Politics of Change, Contestation, and Adaptation, 3rd ed., Red Glob Press [Chapter 15].



04 - Capie, David (2017) "The United States and Southeast Asia" in Ba, Alice D., Beeson, Mark (eds.), Contemporary Southeast Asia, The Politics of Change, Contestation, and Adaptation, 3rd ed., Red Glob Press [Chapter 16].



 



 



Week 9. Midterm examination week



 



 



Week 10 & 11. ASEAN and the changing geopolitics of Southeast Asia



Why and to what extent ASEAN is important within the context of Southeast Asia?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 4].



02 - Davies, Mathew (2017) "Regionalism and Southeast Asia" in Ba, Alice D., Beeson, Mark (eds.), Contemporary Southeast Asia, The Politics of Change, Contestation, and Adaptation, 3rd ed., Red Glob Press [Chapter 9].



03 - Acharya, Amitav (2009) Constructing Security Community in Southeast Asia, 2nd ed., Routledge.



04 - Acharya, Amitav (2012) The Making of Southeast Asia, ISEAS.



05 - Beeson, Mark & Gerrad, Kelly (2015) "ASEAN, regionalism and democracy" in Case, William (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization, Routledge [Chapter 4].



06 - ASEAN, ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint.



07 - ASEAN, ASEAN Political-Community Blueprint.



08 - ASEAN, ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blue Print.



09 - ASEAN, ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint-2025.



10 - ASEAN, ASEAN Political-Community Blueprint-2025.



11 - ASEAN, ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint-2025.



12 - ASEAN, ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together.



 



 



Week 12. Economic development strategies of Southeast Asian states



What are the current economic development of Southeast Asian countries?



What economic development strategies these countries have adopted?



 



Required Readings



01 - Dutt, Ashok K., Mukhopadhyay, Anupa & Humpreys, Adrian G. (1996) "National Economic Planning Since the 1980s" in Dutt, Ashok K. (ed.), Southeast Asia: A Ten Nation Region, Kluwer Academic Publishers [Chapter 6].



02 - McGregor, A., Law, L., & Miller, F. (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development, Routledge [Parts 1 - 3].



 



 



Week 13. Conflict and conflict resolution in Southeast Asia



What are the nature of conflicts conflict resolutions mechanisms in Southeast Asia?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 5].



02 - Collins, Allan (2000) The Security Dilemmas of Southeast Asia, ISEAS.



03 - Acharya, Amitav (2012) The Making of Southeast Asia, ISEAS.



04 - Oishi, Mikio (ed.) Contemporary Conflict in Southeast Asia, Springer.



 



 



Week 14. Human rights and human security issues in Southeast Asia



What are the challenges in dealing with human rights and human security issues?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 8].



02 - Peou, Sorpong (2015) "Democratization and human rights in Southeast Asia" in Case, William (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization, Routledge [Chapter 3].



03 - Tan, Hsien-Li (2011) The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, Cambridge University Press.



04 - Nishikawa, Yukiko (2010) Human Security in Southeast Asia, Routledge.



 



 



Week 15. Transnational violence and crime in Southeast Asia



What are the challenges in dealing with violence, crime, and terrorism issues?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 5].



02 - Vaughn, Bruce et al, eds., (2008) Terrorism in Southeast Asia, Novinka Books.



03 - Chouvy, Pierre-Arnaud, ed., (2013) An Atlas of Trafficking in Southeast Asia, I. B. Tauris.



 



 



Week 16. Environmental issues in Southeast Asia



To what extent has environment developed as an international issue in the region?



 



Required Readings



01 - Weatherbee, Donald E. (2009) International Relations in Southeast Asia. The Struggle for Autonomy, 2nd ed., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers [Chapter 9].



02 - Hirsch, Philip & Warren Carol eds., (1998) The Politics of Environment in Southeast Asia, Routledge.



03 - McGregor, A., Law, L., & Miller, F. (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development, Routledge [Part 4].



 



 



Week 17. Migration issues in Southeast Asia



What is the nature and to what extent has migration become an international issue?



 



Required Readings



01 - Lian, Kwen Fee et al, eds., (2016) International Migration in Southeast Asia, Institute of Asian Studies & Springer.



02 - McGregor, A., Law, L., & Miller, F. (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development, Routledge [Part 3, Chapters 14-16].



 



 



Week 18. Finalterm examination week


Teaching Methods
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Requirement/Grading

One individual final paper 50%,



Individual presentation 30%



Weekly individual participation 20%


Textbook & Reference
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