103年第2學期-2011 區域整合 課程資訊
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The Course designs to provide graduate students an thorough understanding of the complexity of this strategically important area, and of China, as well as other major players, in their strategic interests and policy prospects toward this region. As China gains strategic advantage in Southeast Asia, what would be the response of ASEAN in this particular regards, and, moreover, what are the implications to the US( particularly since 2011 when the US self-proclamed its povit to the Asia-pacific), Japan, and other concerned parties as well. Those are also important issues deserved to be explored in the future.
The Course designs to provide students with international politics major as thorough understanding of the complexity of this strategically important area, and of China, as well as other major players, in their strategic interests and policy prospects toward this region. This course intend to lead the students to understand the historical background of the Southeast Asia, the role and the origins of ASEAN, the prospect of Southeast Asia regional integration, China rise and its impact on ASEAN, South China Sea disputes, US role playing in Southeast Asia, and the game playing by other major regional players as well.
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-1. Neher, Clark D., Southeast Asia in the New International Era(Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999)
-2. Michael R.J. Vatikiotis, Political Change in Southeast Asia: Trimming the Banyan Tree, (London and New York: Routledge, 1996).
-3. Gungwu Wang, China and Southeast Asia: Myths, Threats and Culture, (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1989).
-4. Robert G. Sutter, China’s Rise in Asia: Promises and Perils, (NY: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).
-5. Donald E. Weatherbee, International Relations is Southeast Asia: the Struggle for Autonomy, (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Published, 2005).
-6. Amitav Acharya, Constructing A Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and Problem of Regional Order, (New York: Routledge, 2001).