105年第2學期-0162 國際政治議題入門 課程資訊
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本課程名額為 35人，已有39 人選讀，尚餘名額-4人。
This course is aimed at providing students with a basic idea of how the international system is formed and an introduction to how Taiwan has come to reach its status in the current days. Moreover, in completion of this course, students should be able to gain a bigger picture of the international society and understand how the international system works. Students should be able to explain how UN and its related agencies, EU and its related agencies, and other transnational organizations run and their purposes.
This course is to provide students with foundational world political knowledge. This course will begin with an introduction of World War I and ends with a discussion in current political issues. An emphasis will be given on how the international system is formed and run in recent years.
Office Hourby appointment
Power points and personal gained materials
All texts will be provided by the lecturer by pdf files or power points the week before class. Students are expected to have read through them and is readied for discussion by the time of the class. Furthermore, students are expected to bring a copy of the transcript to class for discussion purposes.
1. Westphalia and the Industrial Revolution
2. Japan and the Rise of the 19th Century European Imperialism
3. Crisis of the 20th Century: WWI & WWII
4. The Cold War
5. The Rise of US Hegemony
6. The Introduction of United Nations and the International Organizations
7. Genocides and where it began
8. Orientalism and the Middle East
9. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and its Allies
10. East Asia Financial Crisis and Neoliberalism
11. China in the 20th Century
12. Cross Strait Relationship
13. 911, Terrorism and terrorist groups
14. East Asia and the International System
15. Refugees and the Global Infectious Diseases