The Political Economy of Eastern Asia
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

A survey of the political economy of Eastern Asia. The class will examine key historical dynamics, including colonialism, state formation, industrialization and nationalism, before introducing such contemporary issues as regionalism, trade, developmentalism, gender, the environment, international security, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The course focuses particularly on China, Japan and Thailand.

Additional Course Information
Registration status: Year 3 or Year 4, or permission of the department. (PO220 or PO232 recommended but not required.)