SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentInternational Master's Program in International Studies, First Year International Master's Program in International Studies, Second Year
Course NameChinese Communists' Study on Theories of International Relations
InstructorTENG CHUNG-CHIAN
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Course Schedule



 



Week One    



Course Introduction



Week Two 



China’s Grand Strategy (1) 



Avery Goldstein, “China’s Changing Strategic Landscape,” in Rising to the Challenge: China’s Grand Strategy and International Security.



Avery Goldstein, “Stimuli for a New Strategy,” in Rising to the Challenge: China’s Grand Strategy and International Security.



Shiping Hua, “The Chinese One World View and Foreign Policy,” in Dancing with the Dragon.



Kevin G. Cai, “The One Belt One Road and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Beijing’s New Strategy of Geoeconomics and Geopolitics,” Journal of Contemporary China, 27:114 (2018), 831-847



individual student presentation on this week's theme 



Week Three 



China’s Grand Strategy (2)



David M. Lampton. The Three Faces of Chinese Power, Ch.1.



Rex Li, “Security Challenge of an Ascendant China,” in Chinese Foreign Policy: Pragmatism and Strategic Behavior, edited by Suisheng Zhao.



Yong Deng, “Reputation and the Security Dilemma, “New Directions in the Study of China’s Foreign Policy.



individual student presentation on this week's theme



Week Four



China’s Security Environment: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang



Nathan & Scobell, “Problem of Stateness: Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Taiwan,” in China’s Search for Security  



Su Chi, “Conciliation in cross-strait relations,” & “Conclusion: six variables,” in Taiwan’s Relations with Mainland China   



Shelley Rigger, “An Opportunity Full of Threats: Cross-Strait Economic Interaction,” in Why Taiwan Matters



individual student presentation on this week's theme



Week Five  



Nationalism & China’s Foreign Relations (1)   



Suisheng Zhao, “Chinese Nationalism and Pragmatic Foreign Policy Behavior,” in Chinese Foreign Policy: Pragmatism and Strategic Behavior, edited by Suisheng Zhao.



Peter H. Gries, “Nationalism and Chinese Foreign Policy, ‘ in China Rising.



individual student presentation on this week's theme



Week Six  



Nationalism & China’s Foreign Relations (2)



Alastair Iain Johnston, “Is Chinese Nationalism Rising? Evidence from Beijing” International Security, Vol.41 No.3 (Winter, 2016/2017): 7-43.



Duan Xiaolin, “Unanswered Questions: Why We may be Wrong about Chinese Nationalism and its Foreign Policy Implications, Journal of Contemporary China, 26:108(2017), 886-900.



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Week Seven 



National Holiday



 



Week Eight 



China’s Material Power 



Shirk, Susan L., “China’s Economic Miracle,” in China: Fragile Superpower.



Friedrich Wu & Koh De Wei. “From Financial Assets to Financial statecraft: the case of China and emerging economies of Africa and Latin America,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 23, No. 89, March 2014, pp. 781-803.



UNCTAD, “A BRICS Development Bank,” Discussion Paper, No. 215, March 2014.



individual student presentation on this week's theme



Week Nine 



China’s Soft Power 



Pu, Xiaoyu, “China on the World Stage: Multiple Audiences, Competing Expectations,” in Rebranding China



Nathan & Scobell, “Soft Power and Human Rights in Chinese Foreign Policy,” in China’s Search for Security



Jih-Un Kim, “When Soft Power Meets Nationalism” in Dancing with the Dragon 



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Week Ten



China in International Society 



Suisheng Zhao, “ Beijing’s Perception of the International System and Foreign Policy Adjustment after Tiananmen Incident,” in Chinese Foreign Policy: Pragmatism and Strategic Behavior, edited by Suisheng Zhao.



Allen Carlson, “Constructing the Dragon’s Scales: China’s Approach to Territorial Sovereignty and Border Relations,” in Chinese Foreign Policy: Pragmatism and Strategic Behavior, edited by Suisheng Zhao.



Thomas G. Moore & Dixia Yang, “Empowered and Restrained: Chinese Foreign Policy in the Age of Economic Interdependence,” in The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy, Edited by David M. Lampton.



individual student presentation on this week's theme



Week Eleven 



China and Major Powers (1) : U.S.  



Peter H. Gries, “Chinese Nationalism and U.S. China Relations,” in China’s New Nationalism



Nathan & Scobell, “Deciphering the U.S. Threat,” in China’s Search for Security



Kai He (2017) “Explaining United States–China relations: neoclassical realism and the nexus of threat–interest perceptions,” The Pacific Review, 30:2, 133-151



individual student presentation on this week's theme



Week Twelve 



China and Major Powers (2) : Russia.



Lowell Dittmer, “ Ghost of the Strategic Triangle: The Sino-Russian Partnership,” in Chinese Foreign Policy: Pragmatism and Strategic Behavior, edited by Suisheng Zhao



Nathan & Scobell, “Life on the Hinge: China’s Russia Policy During the Cold War and After,” in China’s Search for Security



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Week Thirteen 



China and Major Powers (3) : Japan   



Mike Mochizuki, “China-Japan Relations,” in Power Shift.



Michael Yahuda, “The Limits of Economic Interdependence,” New Directions in the Study of China’s Foreign Policy.



Jianwei Wang & Xiaojie Wang, “Media and Chinese Foreign Policy,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol.23 No.86 (2014):216-235. 



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Week Fourteen 



China and Peripheral Nations (1)



Derek Mitchell and Carola McGiffert., “Expanding the ‘Strategic Periphery’: a History of China’s Interaction with the Developing World,” in China and the Developing World, pp. 3-25. Edited by Joshua Eisenman & others. 



Zhu Zhiqun, “China and the Southeast Asia” in China’s New Diplomacy.



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Week Fifteen 



China and Peripheral Nations (2)



Chris Alden, “China’s New Engagement with Africa,” in China’s Expansion into the Western Hemisphere.



Zhu Zhiqun, “China and Africa” in China’s New Diplomacy.



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Week Sixteen 



China and Peripheral Nations (3)



Chung-chian Teng, “Hegemony or Partnership,” in China and the Developing World, pp. 84-112. Edited by Joshua Eisenman & others.



Gonzalo Sebastian Paz. “China, United States and Hegemonic Challenge in Latin America,” China Quarterly, No. 209, March 2012, pp. 18-34.



individual student presentation on this week's theme



Week Seventeen 



Final Review: China and Global Society  



Lecture by teachers 



Week Eighteen  June 27



Final Examination


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

To be announced.


Requirement/Grading

(1) Seminar attendance/participation 5%;



(2) In-class review report and presentation (30%): 2-3 pages summery and critique of assigned reading each week 



(3) Take-home exam (35%): The questions will be distributed in class on June 20, 2019. Your answer will be due on June 27, 2019 through e-mail to both professors.



(4) One Article Reviews (30%) : 3-4 pages each, single spaced, 12-point Times New Roman. Choose from any article, which is not listed in the reading list. .


Textbook & Reference

Deng, Yong (Ed.) . China Rising. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.(327.510090511 C.539)



Eisenman, Joshua, Eric Heginbotham, & Derek Mitchell (Eds.) China and the Developing World: Beijing’s Strategy for the Twenty-First Century. New York: M. E. Sharpe, 2007. (337.5101724 C539)



Friedberg, Aaron L. in A Contest for Supremacy. New York: W. W. Norton, 2011. (327.5105 F899)



Gill, Bates. Rising Star: China’s New Security Diplomacy. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2007. 



Goldstein, Avery. Rising to the Challenge: China’s Grand Strategy and International Security. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2005. (355.033051 G624)



Gries, Peter Hays. China’s New Nationalism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. (320.540951 G848)



Guo, Baogang & Chung-chian Teng (Eds.) China’s Quiet Rise: Peace through Integration. New York: Lexington Books, 2011. (327.51 C539-XXI)



Halper, Stefan. The Beijing Consensus: How China’s Authoritarian Model Will Dominate The Twenty-First Century. New York: Basic Books, 2010. (327.51 H195)



Hickey, Dennis & Baogang Guo (Eds.) Dancing with the Dragon: China’s Emergence in the Developing World. New York: Lexington Books, 2010.(337.5101724 D173)



Johnston, Alastair J. & Robeert S. Ross (Eds.) New Directions in the Study of China’s Foreign Policy. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006. (327.51 N532)



Kastner, Scott. Political Conflict and Economic Interdependence Across the Taiwan Strait and Beyond. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2009. (337.51051249 K19)



Lampton, David M. The Three Faces of Chinese Power. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2008. (327.51 L239)



Lampton, David M. (Ed.) The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2001.  (327.51 M235) 



Moisi, Dominique. The Geopolitics of Emotion. New York: Anchor Books, 2010. (303.482 M714)



Nathan, Andrew J. & Andres Scobell. China’s Search for Security. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. ()



Rigger, Shelley. Why Taiwan Matters: Small Island, Global Powerhouse. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011. (951.24905 R569)



Pu, Xiaoyu. Rebranding China: Contested Status in the Changing Global Order. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019.



Roett, Riordan & Guadalupe Paz (Eds.) China’s Expansion into the Western Hemisphere. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2008. (337.5107 C539)



Shambaugh, David (Ed.) Power Shift. Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2005. (327.5051 P887)



Shirk, Susan L. China: Fragile Superpower. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.  (320.951 S558) 



Su, Chi. Taiwan’s Relations with Mainland China. New York: Routledge, 2009. (327.51249051 S938)



Tucker, Nancy B. (Ed.) Dangerous Strait: The U.S.-Taiwan-China Crisis. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. (327.7305109045 D182)



Zhao, Quansheng. Interpreting Chinese Foreign Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. (327.51 Z63)



Zhao, Suisheng (Ed.) Chinese Foreign Policy: Pragmatism and Strategic Behavior. New York: M. E. Sharpe, 2004. (327.51 C539-V)



Zhu, Zhiqun. China’s New Diplomacy: Rationale, Strategies and Significance, Second Edition. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013. 


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