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POLS318 Chinese Foreign Policy

Critical analysis of the foreign policy of the People’s Republic of China since its foundation in 1949.

This paper describes and evaluates the foreign policy of the People's Republic of China since its formation in 1949.

Paper title Chinese Foreign Policy
Paper code POLS318
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
18 200-level POLS points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
An interest in national and international affairs is an advantage.
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Nicholas Khoo
Paper Structure
This paper is divided into three sections. In the first section, students will be introduced to the alternative theoretical perspectives that are used to analyse China's international behaviour.
The second section will focus on China's foreign policy during the Cold War (from 1946-91). Attention will be paid to China's relations with the Soviet Union, the United States, and states in Asia.
For section three, which deals with the Post-Cold War era (1991-present), we will focus on the evolution of Sino-U.S. relations, as well as China's increasing engagement with the international system, particularly since 1997. Particular attention will be paid to China's relations with states on its periphery; specifically, Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia.
Textbooks
There are no textbooks for this paper. Readings will be available in electronic format in E-reserve.
Course outline
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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research.
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Learning Outcomes
An understanding of the major events and turning points in Chinese foreign policy since 1949. An appreciation for the alternative academic interpretations of China as an actor in the international system since 1949.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 12:00-13:50 28-34, 38-41

Critical analysis of the foreign policy of the People’s Republic of China since its foundation in 1949.

This paper describes and evaluates the foreign policy of the People's Republic of China since its formation in 1949.

Paper title Chinese Foreign Policy
Paper code POLS318
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
18 200-level POLS points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
An interest in national and international affairs is an advantage.
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Nicholas Khoo
Paper Structure
This paper is divided into three sections. In the first section, students will be introduced to the alternative theoretical perspectives that are used to analyse China's international behaviour.
The second section will focus on China's foreign policy during the Cold War (from 1946-91). Attention will be paid to China's relations with the Soviet Union, the United States, and states in Asia.
For section three, which deals with the Post-Cold War era (1991-present), we will focus on the evolution of Sino-U.S. relations, as well as China's increasing engagement with the international system, particularly since 1997. Particular attention will be paid to China's relations with states on its periphery; specifically, Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia.
Textbooks
There are no textbooks for this paper. Readings will be available in electronic format in E-reserve.
Course outline
View the course outline for POLS 318
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
An understanding of the major events and turning points in Chinese foreign policy since 1949. An appreciation for the alternative academic interpretations of China as an actor in the international system since 1949.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-12, 15-22