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Магистратура 2019/2020

Актуальные проблемы изучения стран Востока

Направление: 58.04.01. Востоковедение и африканистика
Когда читается: 1-й курс, 1 модуль
Формат изучения: Full time
Преподаватели: Дисэн Гленн Эрик Андре
Прогр. обучения: Социально-экономическое и политическое развитие современной Азии
Язык: русский
Кредиты: 3

Программа дисциплины

Аннотация

This course concentrates on the several important problems and issues of Asian Studies that are fundamental for the deeper understanding of classical and modern development of East Asia and focuses on the major theoretical and practical issues and problems in Asian Studies as a discipline. The role of theory, both broadly and narrowly understood, in the social sciences and in Asian Studies in particular, will be clarified and their application to specific issues explained. A comparative area studies approach to learning encourages a broader, contextual understanding of the modern Asian development
Цель освоения дисциплины

Цель освоения дисциплины

  • We will concentrate in several key issues that will be the capstone of understanding of cultural and social development of Asia: The new methodology of comparative approaches to the level of socio-economic development of East Asia. We will focus on significant cultural factors which played an enormous role in the great divergence Europe from Asia. The key problems of transformation of modern East Asian society including the anthropology of civilization, modernity and the state.
Результаты освоения дисциплины

Результаты освоения дисциплины

  • By the end of the course the students are expected to be able to undertake a substantial research project through which to demonstrate their research and analytical skills and how well they can apply a given theoretical understanding and methodology to a set problem.
Содержание учебной дисциплины

Содержание учебной дисциплины

  • Introducing Asian Studies
    How can we interpret cooperation and competition in Asia from a realist, liberal and constructivist perspective? How do we explain Asia from socioeconomic and political perspectives?
  • US Foreign Policy in Asia
    What explains US foreign policy in Asia? Apply a SWOT and PEST analysis.
  • China’s Peaceful Rise?
    How can we explain the political economy of China? What is the future of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)?
  • India and Japan as Regional Powers or Great Powers?
    How can we explain the foreign policy interests of Japan and India? Are Japan and India ‘Great Powers’? What does nuclear weapons impact the region?
  • Deterrence and Compellence in Asia: South Korea and Taiwan
    Use a comparative approach to assess whether deterrence in South Korea and Taiwan creates stability or instigates a security dilemma.
  • Territorial disputes
    Why are Asian power risking war for a few ‘rocks’ in the Sea? Are the territorial conflicts about nationalism, energy politics, transportation corridor, military security? Does Asia lack regional institutions?
  • Russia as an Asian/Pacific Power
    Is Russia an Asian / Pacific Power? How does Russia’s ‘pivot to Asia’ impact the region?
Элементы контроля

Элементы контроля

  • essay (неблокирующий)
  • literature review (неблокирующий)
  • presentation of project (неблокирующий)
Промежуточная аттестация

Промежуточная аттестация

  • Промежуточная аттестация (1 модуль)
    Grade = 0.6 G1+0.2 G2+0.2 G3  G1 - 4,000 word essay (60%)  G2- 1,000 word literature review (20%)  G3- 15 minute presentation of project (20%)
Список литературы

Список литературы

Рекомендуемая основная литература

  • Chang, K., & Lee, C. (2018). North Korea and the East Asian Security order: competing views on what South Korea ought to do. Pacific Review, 31(2), 245–255. https://doi.org/10.1080/09512748.2017.1397733
  • DE GRAAFF, N., & VAN APELDOORN, B. (2018). US——China relations and the liberal world order: contending elites, colliding visions? International Affairs, 94(1), 113–131. https://doi.org/10.1093/ia/iix232
  • Fatton, L. P. V. (DE-588)118975780X, (DE-627)1668455188, aut. (2019). A new spear in Asia why is Japan moving toward autonomous defense? Lionel P Fatton. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.1668463512
  • Ganguly, S. (2017). Has Modi Truly Changed India’s Foreign Policy? Washington Quarterly, 40(2), 131. https://doi.org/10.1080/0163660X.2017.1328929
  • Gries, P. H., Steiger, D., & Wang, T. (2016). Popular Nationalism and China’s Japan Policy: the Diaoyu Islands protests, 2012–2013. Journal of Contemporary China, 25(98), 264–276. https://doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2015.1075714
  • Silove, N. (2016). The Pivot before the Pivot. International Security, 40(4), 45–88. https://doi.org/10.1162/ISEC_a_00238

Рекомендуемая дополнительная литература

  • Schreer, B. (2017). The Double-Edged Sword of Coercion: Cross-Strait Relations After the 2016 Taiwan Elections. Asian Politics & Policy, 9(1), 50–65. https://doi.org/10.1111/aspp.12290
  • Schweller, R. (2018). Opposite but Compatible Nationalisms: A Neoclassical Realist Approach to the Future of US–China Relations. Chinese Journal of International Politics, 11(1), 23–48. https://doi.org/10.1093/cjip/poy003