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This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty contact hours per semester. Two 1-hour lectures per week for 10 weeks and a 1-hour tutorial per week for 10 weeks. The lecture and tutorial programs are staggered and cover the 12 weeks of semester |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Usually one first-year politics subject.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Derek McDougall
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject is an introduction to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region. There is some focus on debates about the roles of the three major powers in the region (the US, China and Japan) and their relationships with each other, and selected contemporary issues. The issues chosen for study can vary from year to year but will normally be selected from Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia, and the emerging international agenda. Students who complete this subject should have an understanding of the international politics of the Asia-Pacific with particular reference to roles of the US, China and Japan and selected contemporary issues.
|Assessment:||A written essay of 2000 words 50% (due mid-semester) and a 2-hour exam 50% (during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available.Asia Pacific in World Politics (D McDougall), Lynne Rienner Publishers 2007|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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