Seminar. Course content varies. Offered occasionally by visiting or resident faculty.
This course deals with internal-external linkage with a focus on late industrialization and international relations. Taking a comparative perspective, the course will deal with the question of how lateness shapes discitive international perspectives in terms of percpetion, strategies and foreign policy behaviiors. The countries to be covered are South Korea, Japan, Prussia, the Soviet Union and China.
Student learning goals
1) comparative industrialization
2) features of late industrialization at domestic level
3)relationship between late industrialization and foreign policy
4) how to induct newly industrialized nations in the international systems
5) comparative foreign policy
6) comparative method
General method of instruction
instructor's lecture which will be followed by students' report of assigned readings and class discussion
no particular prerequistes are necessay, although general historical backgrounds of the countries covered will help.
Class assignments and grading
heavy readings, discussion, critical reviews each week and final paper
participation in discussion, critical reviews(3) and final paper(1)